25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania journey planner
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Hobart
— 7 nights
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights

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Hobart — 7 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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. On the 7th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, get great views at Mount Nelson Lookout, and get engrossed in the history at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

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

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Hobart. March in Hobart sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.
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Find places to stay Mar 3 — 10:

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 10th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then hike along Three Capes Track. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Ocean Tasmania.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur road trip planner.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive 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 12th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then make a trip to Mt Amos Climb. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and finally get great views at Whalers Lookout.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) 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.
On the 14th (Tue), brush up on your military savvy at Warship & Marine Corps Museum, experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, then stop by The Shop in the Bush, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the St Helens trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in St Helens, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Launceston.
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Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Tamar Valley Art Shack, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Seahorse World, then take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Stanley.
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Find places to stay Mar 15 — 17:

Stanley — 2 nights

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the galleries of Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, and finally meet the residents at Stanley Seaquarium. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse, cruise along Boat Harbour Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Stanley trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 2 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit and then take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Marion's Lookout Walk, then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and then surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Strahan.
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Find places to stay Mar 19 — 21:

Strahan — 1 night

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan trip itinerary app.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Mount Field National Park.
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Find places to stay Mar 21 — 22:

Mount Field National Park — 3 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Mount Field National Park side-trips: Strathgordon (Serpentine Dam, Gordon Dam, &more) and Bothwell (Ratho Golf Course, Nant Distillery, &more).

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Field National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Mount Field National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hobart.
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Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:

Hobart — 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

See even more of Hobart: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart attractions planner.

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive.
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Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:

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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