9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Derwent Bridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Miena
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
St Helens
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 1 night
End: Hobart

1
night
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Franklin River Nature Trail, then pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, take in the dramatic scenery at Tarraleah Falls, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap.

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Hobart to Derwent Bridge is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tarraleah, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
Tarraleah Falls ©
Tarraleah Falls

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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 23rd (Wed): look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks and Wilderness Whisky, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Strahan vacation site .

Getting from Derwent Bridge to Strahan by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Miena.

Things to do in Strahan

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

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Miena

Miena ©
Miena is a small town by the Great Lake in the Central Highlands of Tasmania, Australia. For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Miena holiday site .

You can drive from Strahan to Miena in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Miena can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Miena

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site
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Great Lake ©
Great Lake
Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site ©

3
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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 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the St Helens online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Miena to St Helens takes 3 hours. In October in St Helens, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Chinese Heritage Mining Area
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

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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.
To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Port Arthur takes 4 hours. October in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tessellated Pavement
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart journey maker .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Hobart sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Berriedale
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Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock
Moorilla Estate Winery ©
Moorilla Estate Winery

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