29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Strahan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Wynyard
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Launceston
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Sydney

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and South Cape Bay. Visit Cockle Creek and Opossum Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Hobart to go to Bothwell and see Ratho Golf Course, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_observing_fascinating_marine_mammals_with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roches Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, and do a tasting at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard.

Plan my day in Hobart using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Hobart to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Berriedale, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Cockle Creek, South Cape Bay
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Stewarts Bay and Fortescue Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Maria Island National Park and Tessellated Pavement. Step out of Port Arthur to go to Eaglehawk Neck and see Waterfall Bay, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Government Farm, and stroll through Three Capes Track.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Port Arthur itinerary planner.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

5
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Wineglass Bay and Coles Bay Jetty. Take a break from the city and head to Freycinet National Park and Friendly Beaches. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Swansea (Spiky Bridge & Spiky Beach Conservation Area), Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). There's much more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, kick back and relax at Hazards Beach, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Freycinet, Bicheno, Swansea, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 3:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
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 4th (Fri): admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally take some stellar pictures from St Helens Point Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, then look for gifts at The Shop in the Bush, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read St Helens trip app.

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In December in St Helens, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyengana, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair and then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online attractions planner.

You can drive from St Helens to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

3
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Get outdoors at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Kelly Basin. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strahan: Queenstown (Nelson Falls & Eric Thomas Galley Museum) and Zeehan Rock Shop (in Zeehan). There's lots more to do: stroll through Ocean Beach, admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, and examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

Plan my day in Strahan using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Wynyard.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Queenstown, Zeehan Rock Shop
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls

2
nights
Wynyard

Wynyard ©
Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse, and then take a memorable drive along Boat Harbour Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hellyers Road Distillery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Observation Centre.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Wynyard journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Wynyard takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Wynyard

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Burnie, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, Wings Wildlife Park, The Nut State Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
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Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Coles Beach (in Devonport), Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Rowella (Holm Oak Vineyards & Iron Pot Bay Vineyard). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Entally House, learn about winemaking at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, and wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip planner.

Drive from Wynyard to Launceston in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rowella, Sidmouth, Coles Beach, Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course, Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 17:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Delamere Vineyards ©
Delamere Vineyards

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