9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Derwent Bridge
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Miena
— 1 night
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St Helens
— 3 nights
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 1 night

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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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail, pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, and then take in the awesome beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. On the next day, get great views at Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, then admire the sheer force of Tarraleah Falls, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Derwent Bridge day trip planner.

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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Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park ©
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

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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 Strahan, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Strahan online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Derwent Bridge to Strahan takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miena.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Beaches · 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. To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Miena trip planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Miena in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough 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 ©
Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site

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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.
On the 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers and then surround yourself with nature 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, look for gifts 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 see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the St Helens holiday planner.

Drive from Miena to St Helens in 3 hours. In October in St Helens, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

St Marys, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, 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.
For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur day trip planning tool.

You can drive from St Helens to Port Arthur in 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hobart day trip planning website.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Hobart sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

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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