22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania itinerary planner

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Hobart
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Orford
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 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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Binalong Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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Drive to Kettering, Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 2 nights
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Huonville
— 1 night
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Hobart
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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.
To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Hobart online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Hobart. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Port Arthur

— 2 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.
For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 11th (Thu), you're off to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Orford

— 1 night
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Orford visit planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Orford takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Orford can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Orford

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Launceston

— 2 nights

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 12th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Platypus House, then get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and then stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, then steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, then experience rural life at Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston route website.

You can drive from Orford to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Launceston are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 3 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Escape the urban bustle at Cradle Mountain and Cradle Mountain Canyons. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, trek along Marion's Lookout Walk, admire the masterpieces at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Crater Lake Circuit.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mount Field National Park.

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

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Mount Field National Park

— 2 nights
Visiting Russell Falls and Tall Trees Walk will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Field National Park side-trips: Nant Distillery (in Bothwell) and Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site (in Waddamana).

Plan my day in Mount Field National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mount Field National Park in 4.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): learn insider's secrets on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, then stroll through Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Binalong Bay

— 2 nights
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at Aloha Dreaming Massage and then delve into the lush surroundings at Blue Tier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires and then stroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Binalong Bay road trip app.

You can drive from Hobart to Binalong Bay in 3.5 hours. November in Binalong Bay sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Parks · Spas · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 2 nights
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 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Freycinet National Park. On the next day, take in the views from Spiky Bridge, then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Binalong Bay to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Bruny Island

— 2 nights
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, stroll through The Neck, and then hike along Labillardiere Peninsula Walk. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Bruny Island History Room, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse, and then learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bruny Island, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Coles Bay to Bruny Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Huonville.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wineries

Huonville

— 1 night
Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Huonville trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bruny Island to Huonville in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You'll set off for Hobart on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Huonville

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona). On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Huonville to Hobart in an hour.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · 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.