9 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania's East Coast trip itinerary planner

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
St Helens
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Helens: St Marys (St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery), St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana) and Bicheno (Waubs Bay Gallery, Bicheno Blowhole, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, do a tasting at Priory Ridge, view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, and relax in the rural setting at Eureka Farm.

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Melbourne to St Helens is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Melbourne in September since evenings lows in St Helens dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Orford.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, St Marys, Pyengana, Eureka Farm
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole
Nature & Wildlife Tours


Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orford: Swansea (Spiky Bridge & Kate's Berry Farm), Coles Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Wineglass Bay Lookout, &more) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands).

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Orford online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from St Helens to Orford in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Orford can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orford

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Swansea, Melshell Oyster Shack
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack