11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary planner
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Devonport
— 1 night
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Stanley
— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate as well as Penny Royal Adventures.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Devonport tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Devonport. In December, daytime highs in Devonport are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to St Helens.
Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Museums
Side Trips

St Helens — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): go for a walk through Bay of Fires.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the St Helens travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Devonport to St Helens in 3 hours. December in St Helens sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Side Trips

Coles Bay — 1 night

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.
Before you visit Coles Bay, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Arthur.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Port Arthur — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tasman Arch, Remarkable Cave and Port Arthur Historic Site. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, then head outdoors with Tasman Arch, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hobart.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Side Trip

Hobart — 3 nights

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.
You've added Putters Adventure Golf, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Richmond Maze and Tearooms, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Zoodoo Zoo (in Richmond) and The Big Tasmanian Devil (in Mole Creek). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart journey planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
Parks · Fun & Games · Trails · Outdoors
Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 1 night

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dove Lake Circuit.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Stanley.
Parks · Nature · Theme Parks
Side Trip

Stanley — 1 night

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Nut State Reserve.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley attractions planner.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4 hours. In January in Stanley, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Devonport.
Parks · Wildlife
Side Trip
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Devonport — 1 night

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Devonport sightseeing planner.

Getting from Stanley to Devonport by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

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.