60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 5 nights
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Strahan
— 3 nights
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Stanley
— 3 nights
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Mole Creek
— 4 nights
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Strathgordon
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 16 nights
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Port Arthur
— 9 nights
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Orford
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 5 nights
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Binalong Bay
— 2 nights
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Launceston
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 5 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: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, trek along Crater Lake Circuit, tour the pleasant surroundings at Larmairremener tabelti, and look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary app.

Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 4-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Strahan

— 3 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 Iron Blow Lookout (in Gormanston), Frenchmans Cap (in Derwent Bridge) and Queenstown (Nelson Falls, Horsetail Falls, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, get outside with Henty Dunes, and take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Strahan road trip site.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Strahan

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Stanley

— 3 nights
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Stanley side-trips: Wynyard (Boat Harbour Beach & Gutteridge Gardens), Rocky Cape Lighthouse (in Rocky Cape) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Arthur River). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, and look for gifts at Providore 24.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Stanley tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Strahan to Stanley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Stanley are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mole Creek

— 4 nights
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site (in Waddamana), The Wall in the Wilderness (in Derwent Bridge) and Deloraine (Deloraine Creative Studios & Brush Rabbit). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, and explore the galleries of Yarns Artwork in Silk.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mole Creek online day trip planner.

Getting from Stanley to Mole Creek by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Strathgordon.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Strathgordon

— 2 nights
On the 19th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Gordon River, then see human ingenuity at work at Serpentine Dam, then see human ingenuity at work at Gordon Dam, and finally trek along Creepy Crawly Nature Trail. On your second day here, make a trip to Tarn Shelf and then explore the activities along Styx Valley.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Strathgordon trip planner.

You can drive from Mole Creek to Strathgordon in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strathgordon

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hobart

— 16 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Shene Distillery (in Pontville) and Maydena Bike Park (in Maydena). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

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Drive from Strathgordon to Hobart in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Arthur

— 9 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.
Explore Port Arthur's surroundings by going to Eaglehawk Neck (Waterfall Bay, Tasman National Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, contemplate the long history of The Church, don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites, and hike along Three Capes Track.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Port Arthur day trip website.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Orford

— 2 nights
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. On the 16th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard, then let the kids burn off some steam at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Baptist Chuch, and finally see the interesting displays at Copping Convict and Colonial Collection.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Orford trip site.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Orford in 2 hours. In May in Orford, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spiky Bridge (in Swansea), Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Coles Bay planner.

Traveling by car from Orford to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at Aloha Dreaming Massage, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and then take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Blue Tier.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Binalong Bay attractions website.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Binalong Bay takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Binalong Bay are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Launceston

— 8 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.
Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, do a tasting at Swinging Gate Vineyard, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Binalong Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Launceston are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Museums

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.