18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Drive to Port Melbourne, Ferry to Devonport
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Devonport
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
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Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
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Southport
— 1 night
Drive
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Kempton
— 1 night
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Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wynyard
— 2 nights
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Devonport — 2 nights

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 Cradle Mountain, The Tasmanian Arboretum, Spreyton Cider Co, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Cradle Mountain, then examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, learn the secrets of production at Spreyton Cider Co, then stroll around The Tasmanian Arboretum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

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Adelaide to Devonport is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Devonport is 0.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Adelaide in November: high temperatures in Devonport hover around 22°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, James Boag Brewery Experience and Christmas Hill Raspberry Farm. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): experience rural life at Christmas Hill Raspberry Farm, stop by Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston vacation planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Launceston are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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.
You've now added Bay of Fires Conservation Area to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy and then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the St Helens road trip planner.

Drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bicheno.
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Bicheno — 1 night

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 Freycinet Adventures, Bicheno Blowhole, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a tour by water with Freycinet Adventures, then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and finally surround yourself with nature on Bicheno Penguin Tours.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bicheno travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Bicheno takes an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes William McHenry & Sons, Port Arthur Historic Site, Waterfall Bay, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at William McHenry & Sons. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Tasman Island Adventure Cruise, then contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, and then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur online trip planner.

Drive from Bicheno to Port Arthur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 2 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 Mount Wellington, Salamanca Market, Constitution Dock, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hobart journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Southport.
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Southport — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get answers to all your questions at Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Southport travel planning tool.

Drive from Hobart to Southport in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Southport can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kempton.
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Kempton — 1 night

Kempton is a township on the Midland Highway north of Hobart, Tasmania. Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Kempton Distillery. On the 21st (Mon), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old Kempton Distillery.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kempton online visit planner.

Getting from Southport to Kempton by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daytime highs in Kempton are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Iron Blow Lookout as well as Nelson Falls. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Nelson Falls and then take some stellar pictures from Iron Blow Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Strahan trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Kempton to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Wynyard.
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Wynyard — 2 nights

Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. Your list of things to see and do now includes Table Cape Tulip Farm, Stanley Heritage Walk, Stanley Seal Cruises, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, then take a tour by water with Stanley Seal Cruises, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fossil Bluff. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, relax in the rural setting at Table Cape Tulip Farm, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hellyers Road Distillery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Wynyard trip planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Wynyard in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive 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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