9 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
St Helens
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Orford
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from St Helens: Pyengana (Pyengana Dairy & St Columba Falls Reserve), Bicheno (Waubs Bay Gallery, Bicheno Blowhole, & more) and St Marys (St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the St Helens trip maker site .

Melbourne to St Helens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Melbourne in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in St Helens, with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, St Marys, Pyengana, Eureka Farm
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
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, Melshell Oysters, & more) and Coles Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Wineglass Bay Lookout, & more).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Orford online travel planner .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Orford takes 2.5 hours. September in Orford sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish 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
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park