9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Devonport
— 1 night
Drive
2
Launceston
— 1 night
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Tullah
— 1 night
Drive
5
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
6
Corinna
Drive
7
Waratah
— 1 night
Drive
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Devonport
— 1 night
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Devonport

— 1 night
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Don River Railway, make a trip to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery, and finally enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Devonport trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in December; daily highs in Devonport reach 25°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Launceston

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): stroll around City Park, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Cradle Mountain Canyons, then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planning app.

Take a bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Tullah.

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

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Tullah

— 1 night
Tullah is a town in the northern part of the West Coast Range, on the west coast of Tasmania, about 111 km south of Burnie. On the 3rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood" and then admire the sheer force of Montezuma Falls.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tullah day trip website.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Tullah in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Tullah

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 4th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Strahan day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tullah to Strahan takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Corinna.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Corinna

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You can drive from Strahan to Corinna in 2 hours. You will leave for Waratah on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Corinna

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Waratah

— 1 night
Waratah is a town in western Tasmania adjacent to Savage River National Park. On the 5th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Waratah Museum, admire the sheer force of Philosopher Falls, then don't miss a visit to Whyte Hills Lookout, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hellyer Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Waratah Falls.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Waratah vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Corinna to Waratah takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Waratah

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Devonport

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Spirit of the Sea.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Devonport trip planning site.

You can drive from Waratah to Devonport in 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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.