23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Devonport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Derwent Bridge
— 1 night
Drive
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South Bruny, Bruny Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Binalong Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Devonport

— 2 nights
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, then make a trip to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Narawntapu National Park, then appreciate the history behind Spirit of the Sea, and then visit a coastal fixture at Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip builder tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Devonport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Stanley

— 2 nights
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Providore 24, then enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse, and then cruise along Boat Harbour Beach. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lobster Ponds.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Stanley driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Stanley in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Stanley, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 7th (Mon), hike along Larmairremener tabelti and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Barn Bluff.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park itinerary tool.

Drive from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 9th (Wed), head outdoors with Henty Dunes, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then stroll through Ocean Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Strahan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Derwent Bridge

— 1 night
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. On the 10th (Thu), don't miss a visit to King William Saddle and then explore the activities along Franklin River Nature Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Derwent Bridge road trip planning app.

Getting from Strahan to Derwent Bridge by car takes about 2 hours. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to South Bruny.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

South Bruny, Bruny Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for gifts at Bruny Island Chocolate Company and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Cape Bruny Lighthouse.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the South Bruny trip planner.

Getting from Derwent Bridge to South Bruny by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in South Bruny

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hobart

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seven Mile Beach and Raptor Refuge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kingston Beach and Long Beach. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Shene Distillery (in Pontville). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Runnymede House, look for gifts at Tassal at Salamanca, don't miss a visit to Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and delve into the lush surroundings at Myrtle Forest.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hobart travel website.

Traveling by car from South Bruny to Hobart takes 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, explore the activities along Waterfall Bay, and then steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Guard Tower and then steep yourself in history at The Commandants House.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur visit planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Coles Bay

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, take in the pleasant sights at Hazards Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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 20th (Sun): explore the activities along Little Blue Lake. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails and then identify plant and animal life at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Binalong Bay travel planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Binalong Bay in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to Launceston.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge and then steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village. On the next day, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

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Getting from Binalong Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. March in Launceston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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.