11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary planner
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Devonport
— 1 night
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive
7
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Devonport
— 1 night

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Devonport — 1 night

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Reliquaire as well as House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Devonport trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Devonport. In December in Devonport, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to St Helens.
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Shopping · Wildlife · Museums · Parks
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St Helens — 1 night

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.
You've now added Cape Tourville Lighthouse to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires.

Before you visit St Helens, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Devonport to St Helens takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.
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Trails · Historic Sites
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Coles Bay — 1 night

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.
Honeymoon Bay has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip planning website.

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Arthur.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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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, Remarkable Cave and Tasman Arch. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, then head outdoors with Tasman Arch, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and finally make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur online trip planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Hobart.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

Hobart — 3 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.
You've added Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Putters Adventure Golf, Richmond Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Mole Creek Caves (in Mole Creek) and Great Lake (in Miena). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart journey planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 1 night

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Devils @ Cradle as well as Dove Lake Circuit. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour website.

You can take a bus from Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Stanley.
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Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Wildlife
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Stanley — 1 night

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Godfreys Beach as well as The Nut State Reserve. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Godfreys Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Stanley online trip maker.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4 hours. January in Stanley sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Devonport.
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Devonport — 1 night

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Devonport sightseeing planner.

Getting from Stanley to Devonport by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
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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