21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 5 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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Devonport
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 5 nights
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights

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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Australian Convict Sites. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Coal Mines Historic Site and Port Arthur Historic Site. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Raoul and Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur. Go for a jaunt from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck to see Waterfall Bay about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip itinerary planner.

Sydney to Port Arthur is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in February, with highs in Port Arthur at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Cape Raoul
4.9

5
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Hobart

Hobart ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Lady Franklin Gallery. Popular historic sites such as Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate (in Kettering) and Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hobart trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Seven Mile Beach
4.3
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Beach
Long Beach
4.4

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 20th (Sat), stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Cradle Mountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness and then delve into the lush surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip maker app.

You can take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Devonport.

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

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
World heritage site
Dove Lake Circuit
4.8

1
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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 24th (Wed), get a taste of local nightlife at Turners Beach Berry Patch, then identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, then stop by World Of Marbles, and finally explore the galleries of Albert Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): stop by Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts and then kick back and relax at Coles Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Devonport trip app.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Beach
Coles Beach
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Wildlife Area
Wings Wildlife Park
4.7

5
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Launceston

Launceston ©

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Tamar Valley and Goaty Hill Wines. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Longford (Brickendon Estate & Brickendon Colonial Farm Village) and Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Evandale Sunday Market, learn about winemaking at Entally House, browse the exhibits of The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, and look for gifts at Honey Tasmania.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston online day trip planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Coles Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature · Wineries · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Winery / Vineyard
Gala Estate Vineyard
4.5

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