13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Devonport
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
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Swansea
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
Drive
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Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive
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Scamander
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 1 night
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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.
To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Devonport journey builder tool.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 11.5-hour ferry ride. You can also fly; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect Devonport to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 13°C. On the 4th (Thu), you're off to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 4th (Thu), trek along Shadow Lake Circuit Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): hike along The Overland Track.

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Drive from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Mount Field National Park on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Mount Field National Park

— 2 nights
To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Mount Field National Park trip builder website.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mount Field National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. In February in Mount Field National Park, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature · Parks
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Hobart

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the galleries of Port Arthur Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and then get a new perspective on things with Roaring 40s Kayaking.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Swansea.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Swansea

— 1 night
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Swansea trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Swansea takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 11th (Thu), you're off to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Swansea

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Coles Bay

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.
On the 11th (Thu), do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip builder.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Coles Bay takes an hour. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wineries

Side Trip

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Bicheno

— 1 night
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. On the 11th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Freycinet Vineyards and then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bicheno trip planning tool.

Bicheno is just a stone's throw from Coles Bay. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Scamander.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wineries

Scamander

— 2 nights
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. On the 12th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Scamander trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Bicheno to Scamander in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to Launceston.

Things to do in Scamander

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Launceston

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

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You can drive from Scamander to Launceston in 2 hours. February in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 15th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Launceston

Nature · Parks
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Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.