31 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel planner
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Devonport
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Evandale
— 1 night
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Scottsdale
— 1 night
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St Helens
— 1 night
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Port Arthur
— 3 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Mount Field National Park
— 4 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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Devonport
— 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 7th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, examine the collection at Don River Railway, then relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, and finally sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Devonport day trip site.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect Devonport to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.
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Find places to stay Mar 7 — 8:

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.
Go for a jaunt from Launceston to Beaconsfield to see Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, walk around City Park, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Launceston trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Evandale.
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Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:

Evandale — 1 night

Evandale is a small town in northern Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village.

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

Evandale is very close to Launceston. In March, daily temperatures in Evandale can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Scottsdale.
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Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:

Scottsdale — 1 night

Scottsdale is a town in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings and then get a dose of the wild on Pepper Bush Adventures - Day Tours.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Scottsdale sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Evandale to Scottsdale takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Scottsdale sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, then take in the dramatic scenery at Halls Falls, then look for gifts at The Shop in the Bush, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens online visit planner.

Drive from Scottsdale to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.
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Find places to stay Mar 12 — 13:

Coles Bay — 4 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: Spiky Bridge (in Swansea) and Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.
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Find places to stay Mar 13 — 17:

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman Arch & Waterfall Bay). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, steep yourself in history at Government Farm, and take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hobart.
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Find places to stay Mar 17 — 20:

Hobart — 6 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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 22nd (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mount Field National Park.
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Find places to stay Mar 20 — 26:

Mount Field National Park — 4 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Field National Park: Tarraleah Power Station Lookout (in Tarraleah), Bothwell (Nant Distillery & Ratho Golf Course) and Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse).

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Field National Park route maker tool.

Drive from Hobart to Mount Field National Park in 1.5 hours. In March in Mount Field National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Strahan.
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Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:

Strahan — 2 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 31st (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Strahan trip planner.

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 3 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crater Lake Circuit, take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain, and trek along Marion's Lookout Walk.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Devonport.
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Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:

Devonport — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and then make a trip to Giant Penguin. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium, explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Devonport tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly 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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