28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania holiday planner
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Stanley
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Derwent Bridge
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Southport
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 5 nights
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Port Arthur
— 3 nights
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Orford
— 2 nights
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Campbell Town
— 1 night
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
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Scamander
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 1 night
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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 27th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse, then enjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse, and then cruise along Boat Harbour Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, look for gifts at Providore 24, then view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Stanley trip builder tool.

Melbourne to Stanley is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in February; daily highs in Stanley reach 28°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Strahan road trip planner.

Getting from Stanley to Strahan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Derwent Bridge.
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Derwent Bridge — 2 nights

Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Derwent Bridge side-trips: Tarraleah (Tarraleah Falls & Tarraleah Power Station Lookout) and Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, head off the coast to Macquarie Island, get great views at King William Saddle, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Derwent Bridge trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Derwent Bridge takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Larmairremener tabelti and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Southport.
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Southport — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stop by The Wall Of Lollies, then hike along Tahune Forest AirWalk, and then explore the galleries of Enchanted Woods.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Southport day trip planner.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Southport in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 5 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.
Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and make a trip to Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

Make your Hobart itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Southport to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. March in Hobart sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur — 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Fortescue Bay & Tasman Arch) and Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur (in Taranna). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and hike along Three Capes Track.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Orford.
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Orford — 2 nights

Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Baptist Chuch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial, then take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout, then enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orford trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Orford in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Campbell Town.
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Campbell Town — 1 night

Campbell Town is a town in Tasmania, Australia, on the Midland Highway. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Convict Brick Trail, examine the collection at Tasmanian Wool Centre., then contemplate the long history of Ross Female Factory, and finally stroll around Valentine Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Campbell Town road trip planner.

You can drive from Orford to Campbell Town in 2 hours. In March in Campbell Town, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 3 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. Next up on the itinerary: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay day trip planner.

Drive from Campbell Town to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Scamander.
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Scamander — 1 night

Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, tee off at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally take some stellar pictures from St Helens Point Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Scamander trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Coles Bay to Scamander in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.
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Launceston — 1 night

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 25th (Thu): stroll around City Park, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Launceston trip planner.

Getting from Scamander to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the flight 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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