25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania route planner

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Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Burnie
— 2 nights
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Smithton
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck

— 3 nights
Do some cultural sightseeing at Port Arthur Historic Site and Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur. Take a break from Eaglehawk Neck with a short trip to Coal Mines Historic Site in Saltwater River, about 30 minutes away.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck holiday planner.

Perth to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Eaglehawk Neck is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in April: high temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 4 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Gala Estate Vineyard. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno), Spiky Bridge (in Swansea) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay itinerary planner.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Launceston

— 3 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.
Get some cultural insight at Wine Tours & Tastings and National Automobile Museum of Tasmania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and stroll around City Park.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Launceston online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April in Launceston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Burnie.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Burnie

— 2 nights
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Makers Workshop, identify plant and animal life at Penguin Observation Centre, then take in the dramatic scenery at Guide Falls Reserve, and finally let little ones run wild at Burnie Park. On the next day, see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, then do a tasting at Ghost Rock Tasmania, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Burnie trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Burnie takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Burnie are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Smithton.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Smithton

— 1 night
Smithton is a town on the far north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 17th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, then identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally explore the galleries of Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Smithton trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Burnie to Smithton in 1.5 hours. In April in Smithton, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Smithton

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 3 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, indulge in some personalized pampering at Waldheim Alpine Spa, and surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Smithton to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Strahan

— 2 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 21st (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): stop by Zeehan Rock Shop, then get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Strahan online trip builder.

Take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Hobart

— 6 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Pressing Matters (in Richmond) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Hobart, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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.