17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
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Port Arthur
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Drive
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Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive
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St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Hobart
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Hobart — 2 nights

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.
Salamanca Market has been added to your itinerary.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hobart planner.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in April, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to 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.
Port Arthur Historic Site has been added to your itinerary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Bicheno.
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Bicheno — 2 nights

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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Honeymoon Bay as well as Wineglass Bay Lookout. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole. Here are some ideas for day two: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then stroll through Honeymoon Bay.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bicheno online attractions planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Bicheno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 12th (Tue), you're off to St Helens.
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St Helens — 2 nights

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 Bridestowe Lavender Estate as well as Little Blue Lake. On the 12th (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Bridestowe Lavender Estate. On the next day, stroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens journey planner.

Getting from Bicheno to St Helens by car takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Launceston.
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Launceston — 2 nights

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.
On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, meet the residents at Seahorse World, then stroll through Platypus House, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Low Head Penguin Tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip planner.

You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Stanley.
Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
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Stanley — 1 night

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Nut State Reserve, and then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Stanley trip planner.

Getting from Launceston to Stanley by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel 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 18th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Cradle Mountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, and then stroll through Marion's Lookout Walk. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Barn Bluff, then stroll through Devils @ Cradle, and then surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Strahan.
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Strahan — 2 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 20th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Strahan online trip planner.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.
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Hobart — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona). On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · 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.