11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Devonport holiday maker tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Devonport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to St Helens.
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Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the St Helens trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Devonport to St Helens takes 3 hours. In December in St Helens, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.
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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.
You've now added Honeymoon Bay to your itinerary. On the 29th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay road trip planning site.

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Arthur.
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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 Remarkable Cave, Port Arthur Historic Site and Tasman Arch. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): stroll through Tessellated Pavement, then get outside with Tasman Arch, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and finally make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur planning tool.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Hobart.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Salamanca Market, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs, and other attractions you added. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Great Lake (in Miena), Zoodoo Zoo (in Richmond) and The Big Tasmanian Devil (in Mole Creek). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hobart online route planner.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Hobart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the 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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stanley.
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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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Godfreys Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Stanley road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Devonport.
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Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:

Devonport — 1 night

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Devonport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for 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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