23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
2
Hobart
— 5 nights
3
Strahan
— 1 night
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
5
Devonport
— 1 night
6
Launceston
— 7 nights
7
Coles Bay
— 2 nights

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Escape the urban bustle at Tessellated Pavement and Lime Bay State Reserve. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Australian Convict Sites and The Guard Tower. When in Port Arthur, make a side trip to see Waterfall Bay in Eaglehawk Neck, approximately Eaglehawk Neck away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Separate Prison, see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, steep yourself in history at Government Farm, and take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip planner.

Sydney to Port Arthur is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get little chillier in Port Arthur: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur
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Waterfall Bay ©
Waterfall Bay
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

5
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
You'll explore and learn at Narryna Heritage Museum and Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration. Visiting Tahune Forest AirWalk and Long Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Cape Bruny Lighthouse in Bruny Island--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Runnymede House, enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, wander the streets of South Hobart, and let the kids burn off some steam at St. David's Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hobart route planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Kingston Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Moorilla Estate Winery
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and then kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Strahan trip simple and quick.

Drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 14th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls and then learn more about the world around you at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Larmairremener tabelti and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park route builder app.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 16th (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery, examine the collection at Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame, thentake in the exciting artwork at Albert Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Beach. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, thensee the interesting displays at Burnie Regional Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, and finally explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Devonport trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame, Burnie Regional Museum, Alum Cliffs, Albert Gallery, Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre
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Albert Gallery ©
Albert Gallery
Burnie Regional Museum ©
Burnie Regional Museum
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame ©
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame

7
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village and Brickendon Estate will appeal to history buffs. Head to Goaty Hill Wines and Yarns Artwork in Silkfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Pearn's Steam World (in Westbury), Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Bass & Flinders Centre, contemplate the long history of Entally House, browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, and snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Launceston, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sidmouth, George Town, Longford, Pearn's Steam World, Yarns Artwork in Silk
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Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre

2
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Spiky Bridge and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

Find out how to plan Coles Bay trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Spiky Bridge
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

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