27 days in Tasmania Itinerary

27 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania journey planner
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Swansea
— 1 night
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Bicheno
— 2 nights
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St Helens
— 2 nights
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Scottsdale
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George Town
— 1 night
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Devonport
— 2 nights
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Smithton
— 2 nights
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Stanley
— 1 night
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Burnie
— 1 night
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Strahan
— 3 nights
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Orford
— 2 nights
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Richmond
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 5 nights
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Launceston — 3 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Yarns Artwork in Silk in Deloraine (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cataract Gorge Reserve, sample the fine beverages at Launceston Distillery, meet the residents at Tasmania Zoo, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience.

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Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in September, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around 17°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Swansea.
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Swansea — 1 night

On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
On the 7th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Milton Vineyard, stop by Melshell Oyster Shack, and then steep yourself in history at Spiky Bridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Swansea trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Swansea takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Swansea can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bicheno.
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Bicheno — 2 nights

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at East Coast Natureworld, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Log Cabin General Store Bicheno.

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You can drive from Swansea to Bicheno in an hour. In September in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to St Helens.
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St Helens — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): kick back and relax at Bay of Fires, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Warship & Marine Corps Museum, relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, and then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the St Helens online road trip planner.

You can drive from Bicheno to St Helens in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Scottsdale.
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Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a town in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Scottsdale online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Scottsdale takes 1.5 hours. In September in Scottsdale, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. On the 11th (Sun), you're off to George Town.
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George Town — 1 night

George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): shop like a local with Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seahorse World, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Platypus House, and finally surround yourself with nature on Low Head Penguin Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the George Town attractions planner.

Drive from Scottsdale to George Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in George Town, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. You'll set off for Devonport on the 12th (Mon).
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Devonport — 2 nights

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 12th (Mon), examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and then sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, then stroll through Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Devonport trip tool.

Traveling by car from George Town to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Smithton.
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Smithton — 2 nights

Smithton is a town on the far north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take a memorable drive along The Tarkine Drive and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Arty Duck and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Point Beach.

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Traveling by car from Devonport to Smithton takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Smithton can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Stanley.
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Stanley — 1 night

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Nut State Reserve, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Stanley Seaquarium. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site and then stop by Providore 24.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Stanley online route maker.

Stanley is just a short distance from Smithton. In September, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Burnie.
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Burnie — 1 night

Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Burnie online trip builder.

You can drive from Stanley to Burnie in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Burnie sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Strahan.
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Strahan — 3 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, steep yourself in history at Queenstown Railway Station, and then examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Strahan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Burnie to Strahan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Orford.
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Orford — 2 nights

Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout and then head off the coast to Maria Island National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard, then sample the fine beverages at Spring Bay Distillery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Orford sightseeing app.

Drive from Strahan to Orford in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Richmond.
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Richmond — 1 night

Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoodoo Zoo, stroll through Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Gift of Wildlife, then get curious at Pooseum, then learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, and finally admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol.

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Traveling by car from Orford to Richmond takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Richmond are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 5 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.
On the 28th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart tour planner.

Hobart is very close to Richmond. In September in Hobart, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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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.
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