9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania holiday builder
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Devonport
— 3 nights
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St Helens
— 2 nights
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Swansea
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 1 night
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Devonport — 3 nights

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Explore Devonport's surroundings by going to Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains) and Mole Creek (Marakoopa Cave, Mole Creek Caves, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Don River Railway, visit a coastal fixture at Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Devonport holiday planner.

Adelaide to Devonport is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Devonport is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in August, expect Devonport to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to St Helens.
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St Helens — 2 nights

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 15th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, then relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, and then brush up on your military savvy at Warship & Marine Corps Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our St Helens online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to St Helens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 17th (Wed), you're off to Swansea.
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Swansea — 2 nights

On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at East Coast Heritage Museum and then kick back and relax at Spiky Beach Conservation Area.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Swansea travel route builder site.

You can drive from St Helens to Swansea in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Launceston.
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Launceston — 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Sat), stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Swansea to Launceston in 2 hours. August in Launceston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to 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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