11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Eaglehawk Neck
Drive
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive
4
Coles Bay
Drive
5
Bicheno
Drive
6
St Helens
Drive
7
Devonport
— 7 nights
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8
Launceston
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Hobart — 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lafayette on Bridge as well as Eye See Personalised Private Tours. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, look for gifts at Lafayette on Bridge, look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co., then take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and finally get a tailor-made plan with Eye See Personalised Private Tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart driving holiday planning tool.

Townsville to Hobart is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Townsville in March: highs in Hobart hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Eaglehawk Neck.
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Eaglehawk Neck

Your day by day itinerary now includes Devil's Kitchen as well as Blow Hole. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get outside with Blow Hole and then head outdoors with Devil's Kitchen.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Fri) before leaving for Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Arthur Historic Site as well as Port Arthur Ghost Tours. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site and then get thoroughly spooked out with Port Arthur Ghost Tours.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur online day trip planner.

Port Arthur is just a short distance from Eaglehawk Neck. March in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
You've now added Wineglass Bay Lookout to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sat), walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bicheno.
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Bicheno

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. On the 1st (Sat), make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bicheno online vacation planner.

Bicheno is just a short distance from Coles Bay. April in Bicheno sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to St Helens.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bay of Fires. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires.

Make your St Helens itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Bicheno to St Helens takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Devonport.
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Devonport — 7 nights

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
You've added Platypus House, Boat Harbour Beach, Stanley Heritage Walk, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Devonport's surroundings by going to Melita Honey Farm (in Chudleigh), Mole Creek Caves (in Mole Creek) and Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley and stop by Bridestowe Lavender Estate.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Devonport online journey planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Devonport takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Launceston.
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Launceston

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.
To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Launceston road trip planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Mountains · Art Museums
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.
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