60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
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Launceston
— 10 nights
Drive
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Devonport
— 6 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 4 nights
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 6 nights
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Bicheno
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Bicheno
— 5 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 16 nights
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Launceston

— 10 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.
You've added The Town Clock, Launceston Visitor Information Centre, Honey Tasmania, and other attractions to your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Design Centre Tasmania or Evandale Sunday Market. Step off the beaten path and head to Low Head Penguin Tours and The Low Head Lighthouse. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Stoney Rise Vineyard (in Gravelly Beach), George Town (Bass & Flinders Centre, George Town Watch House, &more) and Campbell Town (Harold Gatty Memorial Park, Convict Brick Trail, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Delamere Vineyards, relax and rejuvenate at Swinging Gate Vineyard, steep yourself in history at Entally House, and examine the collection at City Park Radio Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston visit app.

Mildura to Launceston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mildura in January; daily highs in Launceston reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 21:

Devonport

— 6 nights
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Take a break from the city and head to Gunns Plains Caves and Lillico Beach Conservation Area. Museum-lovers will appreciate Don River Railway and Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Mole Creek (King Solomans Caves, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, &more), Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh) and 3 Willows Vineyard (in Red Hills). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, explore the world behind art at Makers Workshop, identify plant and animal life at O'Neills Creek Picnic Reserve, and get interesting insight from Murray's Day Out Tasmania.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Devonport trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Devonport sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 27:

Stanley

— 3 nights
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get in touch with nature at Boat Tours & Water Sports and The Nut State Reserve. Head to Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre and Providore 24for some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stanley: Wynyard (Wynyard Penguin Tours, Table Cape Lighthouse, &more), Lobster Ponds (in Flowerdale) and Rocky Cape Lighthouse (in Rocky Cape). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, make a trip to The Arty Duck, and get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Stanley planning website.

Getting from Devonport to Stanley by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:

Strahan

— 4 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nelson Falls and Franklin River Nature Trail. Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and Eric Thomas Galley Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Strahan side-trips: Derwent Bridge (Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park & Frenchmans Cap), Queenstown (Mount Jukes, Spion Kop Lookout, &more) and Zeehan Rock Shop (in Zeehan). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, head outdoors with Henty Dunes, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and explore the activities along Gordon River.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Strahan online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Strahan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 3:

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 4 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake St. Clair and The Overland Track. Visiting Dove Lake Circuit and Barn Bluff will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cradle Mountain, learn more about the world around you at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Cradle Mountain Canyons, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 7:

Bruny Island

— 6 nights
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Appreciate the collections at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration and Art at The Point Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to South Bruny National Park and Cape Queen Elizabeth. Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on Inala Nature Tours. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines, view the masterpieces at Forestvale Design Centre, immerse yourself in nature at Bruny Island Quarantine Station, and experience rural life at Bruny Island Berry Farm.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bruny Island road trip site.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Bruny Island by combination of ferry and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, car, ferry, and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Bruny Island are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 13:

Bicheno

— 5 nights
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Relax by the water at Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Wineglass Bay. Museum-lovers will appreciate Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration and St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers. Explore Bicheno's surroundings by going to Pyengana (St Columba Falls Reserve & St Columba Waterfall), Swansea (Milton Vineyard, Spiky Bridge, &more) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bicheno trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Bicheno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Bicheno

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 18:

Eaglehawk Neck

— 5 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wild Ocean Tasmania and Tasman Arch. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fortescue Bay and Stewarts Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eaglehawk Neck: Port Arthur (Shipstern Bluff, Cape Raoul, &more) and Copping (Bream Creek Farmers Market & Copping Convict and Colonial Collection).

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

Hobart

— 16 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.
Get in touch with nature at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Horseshoe Falls. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Callington Mill (in Oatlands), Derwent Estate (in Granton) and Seven Mile Beach (in Seven Mile Beach). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Mr Flathead Fishing Charters Tasmania, contemplate the long history of Runnymede House, wander the streets of Sullivans Cove, and examine the collection at Tasmanian Transport Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip builder site.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 23 — Mar 11:

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
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.