32 days in Tasmania Itinerary

32 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 4 nights
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St Helens
— 3 nights
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Coles Bay
— 5 nights
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Port Arthur
— 5 nights
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Dover
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Strahan
— 4 nights
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King Island
— 2 nights

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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.
Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Cataract Gorge Reserve and Hollybank Wilderness Adventures. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh), Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek) and Deloraine Creative Studios (in Deloraine). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Leven River Cruises, identify plant and animal life at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, do a tasting at Bell & Gong, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Pilgrim Uniting Church.

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

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, Launceston is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures ©
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

3
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St Helens

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chinese Heritage Mining Area and St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers. Step out of the city life by going to Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails. Venture out of the city with trips to Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery (in St Marys), Bay of Fires (in Binalong Bay) and Mt Paris Dam (in Branxholm). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and do a tasting at Priory Ridge.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the St Helens travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. In March in St Helens, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails

5
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration and Waubs Bay Gallery. We've included these beaches for you: Wineglass Bay and Friendly Beaches. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea) and Denison Beach (in Bicheno). Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and see All4Adventure.

To find out how to plan a trip to Coles Bay, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

5
nights
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.
Port Arthur Historic Site and The Commandants House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Fortescue Bay and Stewarts Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Wild Ocean Tasmania & Waterfall Bay). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, admire the striking features of The Guard Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, and contemplate the long history of Government Farm.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Dover.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Wild Ocean Tasmania ©
Wild Ocean Tasmania
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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Dover

Dover ©
On the 19th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at South Cape Bay, pause for some photo ops at Cockle Creek, and then identify plant and animal life at Duck Hole Lake Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hartz Mountains National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dover trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Dover takes 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Dover can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Dover

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park

6
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Constitution Dock. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: New Norfolk (Tassie Bound & Flywheel), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Opossum Bay Beach (in Opossum Bay). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roches Beach, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dover to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. March in Hobart sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Visiting Cradle Mountain and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Strahan side-trips: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Marion's Lookout Walk, Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, &more). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Ocean Beach and see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

Plan a Strahan trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to King Island.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

2
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King Island

King Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at King Island Rambles, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Wickham Links, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Wickham Lighthouse. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ride a horse along King Island Trail Rides, then enjoy the sea views from Currie Lighthouse, then view the masterpieces at King Island Cultural Centre, and finally look for gifts at Isle Inspired.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read King Island trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Strahan to King Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in King Island

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf
Highlights from your plan
King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles
Currie Lighthouse ©
Currie Lighthouse
Cape Wickham Lighthouse ©
Cape Wickham Lighthouse

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