9 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Launceston, Bus to St Helens
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St Helens
— 4 nights
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Orford
— 4 nights
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St Helens — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Helens: St Marys (St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery), Pyengana (St Columba Waterfall & St Columba Falls Reserve) and Bicheno (Waubs Bay Gallery, Bicheno Blowhole, &more). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Priory Ridge, view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, join in the after-dark buzz at Eureka Farm, and experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read St Helens trip planner.

Melbourne to St Helens is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in St Helens when traveling from Melbourne in September, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Orford.
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Orford — 4 nights

Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orford: Coles Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Wineglass Bay Lookout, &more), Swansea (Spiky Bridge & Kate's Berry Farm) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands).

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Orford online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from St Helens to Orford in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Orford can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.
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