60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel planner
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Fly
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 5 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 4 nights
Fly to Hobart, Ferry to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 5 nights
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Hobart
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Hobart
— 16 nights
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
— 4 nights
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Port Arthur
— 7 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 6 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 8 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 4 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get in touch with nature at Cradle Mountain Canyons and Devils @ Cradle. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff, delve into the lush surroundings at Great Western Mountains, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

Plan trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stanley.
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Find places to stay Mar 2 — 6:

Stanley — 5 nights

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get in touch with nature at The Nut State Reserve and Penguin Observation Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Wynyard (Boat Harbour Beach, Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, &more), Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe) and Burnie (Fern Glade Reserve & Guide Falls Reserve). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site and make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk.

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

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley takes 4 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Strahan.
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Find places to stay Mar 6 — 11:

Strahan — 4 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Get outdoors at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Hogarth Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Strahan: Queenstown (Kelly Basin, Mount Jukes, &more) and Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park (in Derwent Bridge). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Franklin River Nature Trail and get outside with Henty Dunes.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Strahan road trip planning site.

You can drive from Stanley to Strahan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Bruny Island.
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Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:

Bruny Island — 5 nights

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Get in touch with nature at Inala Nature Tours and The Neck. Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fluted Cape Trail, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse, trek along Labillardiere Peninsula Walk, and take in the exciting artwork at Forestvale Design Centre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island route planner.

Getting from Strahan to Bruny Island by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. March in Bruny Island sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hobart.
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Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:

Hobart — 16 nights

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 the city life by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Kayaking & Canoeing. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Snug Falls (in Snug), Shene Distillery (in Pontville) and Pelverata Falls Track (in Pelverata). On the 23rd (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart holiday planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Mount Field National Park.
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Find places to stay Mar 20 — Apr 5:

Mount Field National Park — 4 nights

Get in touch with nature at Russell Falls and Horseshoe Falls. Step out of Mount Field National Park to go to Derwent Bridge and see The Wall in the Wilderness, which is approximately 1h 35 min away.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.
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Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:

Port Arthur — 7 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.
Visiting Wild Ocean Tasmania and Three Capes Track will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Arthur: Bangor Vineyard Shed (in Dunalley) and Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman Arch & Fortescue Bay). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement, contemplate the long history of The Church, and make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Port Arthur takes 2.5 hours. In April in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature
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Find places to stay Apr 9 — 16:

Coles Bay — 6 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.
Visiting Freycinet National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld, Bicheno Blowhole, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, contemplate the waterfront views at Sleepy Bay, and enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Launceston.
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Find places to stay Apr 16 — 22:

Launceston — 8 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Platypus House. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Deloraine (Yarns Artwork in Silk & Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum), Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Low Head (The Low Head Lighthouse & Low Head Penguin Tours). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Trout Territory, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, and admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Launceston road trip website.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Launceston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
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Find places to stay Apr 22 — 30:

Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · 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.