50 days in Tasmania Itinerary

50 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel route planner

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
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Devonport
— 41 nights
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Port Arthur
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cradle Mountain Canyons. On the 1st (Sat), take a memorable tour with Cradle Mountain Canyons.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour itinerary site.

Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Devonport.

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

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip

Devonport

— 41 nights
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Family-friendly places like Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot and Bass Strait Maritime Centre will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Devonport: Sheffield (Mosaic Pathway, Pioneer Gallery, &more), Burnie (Makers Workshop, Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, &more) and Mole Creek (Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Mole Creek Caves, &more). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Rocky Cape National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, kick back and relax at Boat Harbour Beach, take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals, and examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Devonport attractions planning app.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Devonport are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Port Arthur

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then explore the activities along Waterfall Bay. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Fortescue Bay, then see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and finally don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Port Arthur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. March in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Low Head.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Low Head

— 3 nights
Low Head is a suburb of George Town, Tasmania, on a peninsula at the mouth of the Tamar River, 5 kilometres north-west of the town centre.It is a popular snorkel and scuba diving area during much of the year, with extensive wide, unspoiled beaches.The area also has a lighthouse, beaches and a colony of little penguins (Eudyptula minor). Your day by day itinerary now includes Low Head Penguin Tours. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Low Head Penguin Tours, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seahorse World, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, do a tasting at Loira Vines, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mt George Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Bridestowe Lavender Estate, do a tasting at Wines for Joanie, then get a taste of the local shopping with Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and finally snap pictures at Batman Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Low Head online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Low Head takes 4 hours. March in Low Head sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Low Head

Shopping · Wineries · Wildlife · Parks

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.