15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Devonport
— 1 night
Drive
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Burnie
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Flowerdale
— 1 night
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Bothwell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
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St Helens
— 1 night
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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 photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport online tour planner.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in Devonport reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Burnie

Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Burnie trip maker website.

Getting from Devonport to Burnie by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In January in Burnie, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 19th (Tue), you're off to Flowerdale.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Flowerdale

— 1 night
To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Flowerdale trip maker website.

Flowerdale is very close to Burnie. In January, daytime highs in Flowerdale are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Flowerdale

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Strahan attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Flowerdale to Strahan takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bothwell.

Things to do in Strahan

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Bothwell

— 2 nights
Bothwell, Tasmania is a small town with a population at the 2011 census of 391. To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bothwell trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Strahan to Bothwell in 3.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Hobart.

Things to do in Bothwell

Breweries & Distilleries · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hobart

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bothwell to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Port Arthur

— 4 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 Port Arthur's surroundings by going to Eaglehawk Neck (Wild Ocean Tasmania, Tasman Arch, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, appreciate the history behind Dog Line, and explore the striking landscape at Shipstern Bluff.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Port Arthur trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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. To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bicheno online day trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Bicheno in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Bicheno are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Coles Bay

— 1 night
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 29th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Freycinet Marine Farm, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner.

Coles Bay is just a stone's throw from Bicheno. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Tours

St Helens

— 1 night
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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our St Helens online trip maker.

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston attractions planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

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.