13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Richmond
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cygnet
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Launceston — 2 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House), Swinging Gate Vineyard (in Sidmouth) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, walk around City Park, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and look for gifts at Glass Manifesto.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip planning site.

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In June, Launceston is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Richmond.
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Richmond — 2 nights

Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the views from Richmond Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, and finally look for gifts at The Gift of Wildlife. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Mr Flathead Fishing Charters Tasmania and then get curious at Grote Reber Museum.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Richmond trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Launceston to Richmond by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June in Richmond, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur — 2 nights

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.
On the 23rd (Thu), trek along Three Capes Track and then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then indulge your senses at Bangor Vineyard Shed.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cygnet.
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Cygnet — 3 nights

Cygnet is a town in the Huon Valley, south of Huonville, Tasmania.HistoryThe Nuenonne were the original land-owning group of a large territory in South East Tasmania, including Cygnet, Hobart and Bruny Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cygnet: The Aurora Fae Studio Gallery (in Geeveston), Duck Hole Lake Walk (in Dover) and Snug Bushfire Memorial (in Snug). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Refuge, sample the tasty concoctions at Pagan Cider, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Grandvewe Cheeses.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cygnet trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Cygnet in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Cygnet, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Strahan.
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Strahan — 1 night

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 28th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Strahan trip maker tool.

Drive from Cygnet to Strahan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 2 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 29th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle and then delve into the lush surroundings at Cradle Mountain. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Lake Lilla Track and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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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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