22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour itinerary planner
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Devonport
— 1 night
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Penguin
— 2 nights
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Wynyard
— 1 night
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Stanley
— 1 night
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Arthur River
— 1 night
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Oatlands
— 1 night
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Richmond
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 3 nights
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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St Helens
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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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.
On the 5th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Narawntapu National Park, then learn about winemaking at Ghost Rock Tasmania, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, kick back and relax at Coles Beach, and then take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Devonport journey maker site.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: high temperatures in Devonport hover around 22°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Penguin.
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Penguin — 2 nights

Penguin is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, then Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, then explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon, and finally make a trip to Giant Penguin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): look for gifts at The Hidden Fox, identify plant and animal life at Fern Glade Reserve, then sample the fine beverages at Hellyers Road Distillery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Guide Falls Reserve.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Penguin tour itinerary planning app.

Penguin is just a short distance from Devonport. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Devonport in November: highs in Penguin hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Wynyard.
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Wynyard — 1 night

Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Boat Harbour Beach, examine the collection at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Fossil Bluff.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Wynyard tour builder website.

You can drive from Penguin to Wynyard in an hour. Traveling from Penguin in November, expect nights in Wynyard to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.
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Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:

Stanley — 1 night

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 10th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, look for gifts at Providore 24, then browse the exhibits of Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Stanley trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Wynyard to Stanley in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Arthur River.
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Arthur River — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable drive along The Tarkine Drive, and then make a trip to Edge of the World.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Arthur River trip planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Arthur River in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, and finally admire nature's extreme beauty at Henty Dunes.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Arthur River to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 1 night

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 13th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Cradle Mountain Canyons, admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip builder website.

You can take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Oatlands.
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Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:
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Oatlands — 1 night

Oatlands is an important historical village on the shores of Lake Dulverton in the centre of Tasmania, Australia. On the 14th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Callington Mill Distillery, view the masterpieces at Podium Art, then sample the fine beverages at Old Kempton Distillery, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Dulverton.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oatlands day trip planning website.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Oatlands by car takes about 3.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Oatlands are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Richmond.
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Richmond — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Pooley Wines, do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, then look for gifts at The Sensory Tasmania, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Richmond trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Oatlands to Richmond takes an hour. In November, daytime highs in Richmond are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hobart.
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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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Maritime Museum of Tasmania and Narryna Heritage Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sullivans Cove and South Hobart. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Runnymede House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hobart Full Gospel Central Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, and take some stellar pictures from Constitution Dock.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary tool.

Hobart is just a stone's throw from Richmond. November in Hobart sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) 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.
On the 19th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, and then trek along Three Capes Track.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.
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Eaglehawk Neck — 2 nights

On the 20th (Sun), walk around Tasman National Park, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, then take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then get outside with Tasman Arch, and finally make a trip to Tessellated Pavement.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck journey planning site.

Eaglehawk Neck is very close to Port Arthur. In November, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can 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.
On the 22nd (Tue), take in the views from Spiky Bridge, look for gifts at Melshell Oyster Shack, learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally get great views at Whalers Lookout. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally take some stellar pictures from St Helens Point Conservation Area.

Discover how to plan a St Helens trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In November in St Helens, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Launceston.
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Find places to stay Nov 23 — 24:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House, and finally steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Entally Estate, then learn about winemaking at Sharmans Wines, and then sample some tasty brews at Prestige Tours Tasmania.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.
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Freycinet travel guide

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Trails · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Explore the picturesque Friendly Beaches, dine on an abundance of fresh seafood, and spend the night at one of Australia’s exclusive luxury lodges. Freycinet National Park is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive north from Hobart or two hours drive south from Launceston. If you have time to spare, wind your way here along one of Australia's most dramatic road trips, the Great Eastern Drive.

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