34 days in Tasmania Itinerary

34 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary planner
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Launceston
— 5 nights
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Coles Bay
— 5 nights
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Port Arthur
— 6 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Mount Field National Park
— 4 nights
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Strahan
— 3 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
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Launceston — 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Ulverstone (Leven Canyon & Preston Falls), Sheffield Murals Audio Tour (in Sheffield) and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and stroll around City Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Launceston trip itinerary planning site.

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Brisbane in March, with highs in Launceston at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 5 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.
Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea), Cranbrook (Spring Vale Wines & Craigie Knowe Vineyard) and Bicheno (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Bicheno Blowhole, &more). Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, and stop by Melshell Oyster Shack.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay route maker.

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur — 6 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 (Waterfall Bay & Fortescue Bay). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park, trek along Three Capes Track, and make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur journey builder.

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 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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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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. On the 22nd (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mount Field National Park.
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Mount Field National Park — 4 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Field National Park: Gordon Dam (in Strathgordon), Tarraleah Power Station Lookout (in Tarraleah) and The Wall in the Wilderness (in Derwent Bridge).

Start your trip to Mount Field National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Hobart to Mount Field National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Strahan.
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Strahan — 3 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Venture out of the city with trips to Queenstown (Kelly Basin, Nelson Falls, &more) and Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park (in Derwent Bridge). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, explore the activities along Franklin River Nature Trail, and see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan route maker app.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 4 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Step out of Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to go to Parrawe and see Hellyer Gorge, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, trek along Marion's Lookout Walk, stroll through Crater Lake Circuit, and take in the waterfront at Enchanted Walk.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Mountains · Art Museums
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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