29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour itinerary planner

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Devonport
— 4 nights
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Launceston
— 5 nights
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 4 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons, appreciate the views at Great Western Mountains, and look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park travel planner.

Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Strahan driving holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:

Stanley

— 2 nights
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get great views at HA Lane Memorial Lookout, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on Wynyard Penguin Tours, cruise along Boat Harbour Beach, and then stop by The Angel's Share.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Stanley trip app.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Stanley takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Stanley are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:

Devonport

— 4 nights
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Explore Devonport's surroundings by going to Mosaic Pathway (in Sheffield), Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains) and Devils Gate Dam (in Barrington). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Tasmania’s Town of Murals, examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Devonport vacation planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Devonport in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 29:

Launceston

— 5 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip maker.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 3:

Coles Bay

— 4 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno), Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery (in St Marys) and St Columba Waterfall (in Pyengana). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore and take pictures at Coles Bay Jetty.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay planner.

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 7:

Eaglehawk Neck

— 4 nights
Eaglehawk Neck is known for outdoors, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, hike along Three Capes Track, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

Plan trip to Eaglehawk Neck with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. April in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:

Hobart

— 6 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart route tool.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Hobart, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 17:

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.