29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 8 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 4 nights
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Coles Bay
— 5 nights
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St Helens
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 7 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Waldheim Alpine Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): hike along Marion's Lookout Walk.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour planner.

Gold Coast to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 8-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 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Strahan trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:

Hobart

— 8 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.
Visit Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Farm Gate Market and Long Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery (in Birchs Bay), Raptor Refuge (in Kettering) and South Bruny National Park (in Bruny Island). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Mr Flathead Fishing Charters Tasmania, take a leisurely stroll along Brooke Street Pier, relax and rejuvenate at Hidden Cove Day Spa Retreat, and take in the exciting artwork at Salamanca Arts Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online vacation planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 11:

Eaglehawk Neck

— 4 nights
Step out of the city life by going to Wild Ocean Tasmania and Three Capes Track. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tasman Arch and Tessellated Pavement.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:

Coles Bay

— 5 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.
Bring the kids along to Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay. Get outdoors at Honeymoon Bay and Freycinet National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Swansea (East Coast Heritage Museum & Spiky Bridge). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, and do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:

St Helens

— 2 nights
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Ralphs Falls, experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve, and finally take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then take some stellar pictures from St Helens Point Conservation Area, and then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St Helens online day trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

Launceston

— 7 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tamar Island Wetlands and Goaty Hill Wines. Bring the kids along to Coles Beach and Alexandra Suspension Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Ben Lomond Ski Resort (in Ben Lomond National Park), Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings (in Legerwood) and Lillico Beach Conservation Area (in Lillico). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House, revel in the low prices at Waverly Woolen Mills Factory Outlet, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Launceston trip builder site.

Getting from St Helens to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 29:

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.