23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly to Wynyard Airport, Drive to Wynyard
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Wynyard
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive
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St Helens
— 3 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Wynyard

Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): let little ones run wild at Burnie Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse, and then take a memorable drive along Boat Harbour Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Wynyard route builder app.

Sydney to Wynyard is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Wynyard to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Wynyard

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trips

5
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cataract Gorge Reserve and Alum Cliffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course (in Bridport), Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook) and 3 Willows Vineyard (in Red Hills). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Entally House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, stroll around City Park, and don't miss a visit to Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip builder website.

Getting from Wynyard to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

3
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St Helens

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.
Visiting Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Halls Falls will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from St Helens: Little Blue Lake (in South Mount Cameron), Chinese Heritage Mining Area (in Branxholm) and Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails (in Derby). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, take some stellar pictures from St Helens Point Conservation Area, tee off at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, and stop by The Shop in the Bush.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read St Helens trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in St Helens are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Nature

Side Trips

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Freycinet National Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Coles Bay Jetty and Friendly Beaches. When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see Spiky Beach Conservation Area in Swansea, approximately Swansea away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay, and do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay day trip planning app.

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

4
nights
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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Stewarts Bay and Fortescue Bay. Get outdoors at Three Capes Track and Maria Island National Park. Go for a jaunt from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck to see Waterfall Bay about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, and don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Port Arthur journey planning website.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

4
nights
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.
Visit Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Cockle Creek will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Shene Distillery (in Pontville), South Cape Bay (in Southwest National Park) and Pressing Matters (in Richmond). There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, stroll through Nutgrove Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Opossum Bay Beach, and do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hobart trip simple and quick.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Hobart sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
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.