50 days in Tasmania Itinerary

50 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary planner

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Longford
— 7 nights
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Bridport
— 7 nights
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St Helens
— 7 nights
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Port Arthur
— 8 nights
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Franklin
— 6 nights
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Strahan
— 6 nights
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Ulverstone
— 8 nights
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Longford

— 7 nights
Longford is a town in the northern midlands of Tasmania, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Longford: The Poatina Tree art gallery (in Poatina), Ben Lomond Ski Resort (in Ben Lomond National Park) and 3 Willows Vineyard (in Red Hills). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls, and don't miss a visit to Four Corners of Ross.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Longford travel planner.

Melbourne to Longford is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Melbourne in July since evenings lows in Longford dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bridport.

Things to do in Longford

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Bridport

— 7 nights
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore Bridport's surroundings by going to Sidmouth (Moores Hill Estate & Loira Vines), Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and Tamar Valley Art Shack (in Clarence Point). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Bridport Walking Track, get engrossed in the history at Bass & Flinders Maritime Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, and do a tasting at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bridport trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Longford to Bridport in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bridport can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors · Wineries · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

St Helens

— 7 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Coles Bay (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Freycinet National Park, &more), Devil's Corner Cellar Door (in Apslawn) and Bicheno (Bicheno Blowhole, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Suncoast Gallery, relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, admire the sheer force of Halls Falls, and learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the St Helens trip planner.

You can drive from Bridport to St Helens in 2 hours. July in St Helens sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Port Arthur

— 8 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.
Step out of Port Arthur to go to Eaglehawk Neck and see Tasman Arch, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, hike along Three Capes Track, make a trip to Mount Brown and Crescent Bay Walking Track, and take in nature's colorful creations at Memorial Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Port Arthur takes 4 hours. August in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Franklin.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Franklin

— 6 nights
Explore Franklin's surroundings by going to Strathgordon (Creepy Crawly Nature Trail, Gordon Dam, &more), Raptor Refuge (in Kettering) and Snug Bushfire Memorial (in Snug).

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Franklin trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Franklin in 2.5 hours. In August in Franklin, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Franklin

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Strahan

— 6 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Explore Strahan's surroundings by going to Queenstown (Mount Jukes, Horsetail Falls, &more), The Wall in the Wilderness (in Derwent Bridge) and Iron Blow Lookout (in Gormanston). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach, head outdoors with Henty Dunes, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Strahan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Franklin to Strahan takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Ulverstone

— 8 nights
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ulverstone: Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land), Mosaic Pathway (in Sheffield) and Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain, Devils @ Cradle, &more). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs, walk around Anzac Park, and Head underground at Mole Creek Caves.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ulverstone online route planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Ulverstone in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ulverstone are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

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.