18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 3 nights
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
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Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night

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Hobart — 3 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.
On the 3rd (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, then don't miss a visit to Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally deepen your understanding of the past and present with Hobart Free Walking Tours. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Richmond Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wellington Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Secret Falls, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hobart visit planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Hobart. In June, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage, then make a trip to Remarkable Cave, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with Port Arthur Ghost Tours. On the next day, get outside with Tasman Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, then appreciate the history behind Dog Line, and finally get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to St Helens.
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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.
To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our St Helens sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. June in St Helens sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Tamar Valley Art Shack, stroll through Platypus House, then meet the residents at Seahorse World, then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and finally stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around City Park, then admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Launceston trip tool.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. June in Launceston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Stanley.
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Stanley — 2 nights

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, then view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then look for gifts at The Angel's Share, and finally stroll through The Nut State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse and then cruise along Boat Harbour Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Stanley travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) 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 14th (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Cradle Mountain and then stroll through Devils @ Cradle. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, and then get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a 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 16th (Thu), get outside with Outdoor Activities, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Strahan trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Mount Field National Park.
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Mount Field National Park — 1 night

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Field National Park journey maker website.

Drive from Strahan to Mount Field National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll set off for Hobart on the 18th (Sat).
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Hobart — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then deepen your understanding of the past and present with Hobart Free Walking Tours, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery. On the next day, do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hobart travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours.
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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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