30 days in Tasmania Itinerary

30 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania vacation planner
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Stanley
— 3 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Elizabeth Town
— 4 nights
Drive
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Clarence Point
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 5 nights
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Bicheno
— 4 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Great Bay, Bruny Island
— 3 nights
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Stanley — 3 nights

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Stanley Heritage Walk and The Arty Duck. Change things up with a short trip to Dip River Forest Reserve in Mawbanna (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage, view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Nut State Reserve.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Stanley day trip app.

Sydney to Stanley is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Stanley hover around 20°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.
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Strahan — 2 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 18th (Tue): stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan and then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Strahan road trip app.

You can drive from Stanley to Strahan in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Elizabeth Town.
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Elizabeth Town — 4 nights

Elizabeth Town is a populated rural area in Meander Valley, Tasmania bisected by the Bass Highway. Discover out-of-the-way places like Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Marakoopa Cave. Explore Elizabeth Town's surroundings by going to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain, Devils @ Cradle, &more) and Mole Creek Caves (in Mole Creek). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame and look for gifts at The Emporium.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Elizabeth Town tour planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Elizabeth Town in 3 hours. In October in Elizabeth Town, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Clarence Point.
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Clarence Point — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): meet the residents at Seahorse World, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platypus House, then get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, and finally do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Clarence Point online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Elizabeth Town to Clarence Point in an hour. October in Clarence Point sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Launceston.
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Launceston — 5 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Josef Chromy Cellar Door and Barnbougle Dunes. When in Launceston, make a side trip to see Donaghys Lookout in Franklin, approximately Franklin away. The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tamar Island Wetlands, and take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston attractions site.

Getting from Clarence Point to Launceston by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Launceston are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bicheno.
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Bicheno — 4 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. Explore hidden gems such as East Coast Natureworld and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bicheno: St Columba Waterfall (in Pyengana), Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Bay of Fires Conservation Area (in Mount William National Park). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, and walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bicheno itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Bicheno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.
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Hobart — 6 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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Mount Nelson Lookout. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Russell Falls (in Mount Field National Park) and Waterfall Bay (in Eaglehawk Neck). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, get great views at Shot Tower, and take in the views from Tasman Bridge.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip website.

You can drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Hobart sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Great Bay.
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Great Bay, Bruny Island — 3 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Fluted Cape Trail and Cape Bruny Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Great Bay side-trips: Bruny Island Premium Wines (in Lunawanna), Art at The Point Gallery (in Dennes Point) and South Bruny National Park (in Bruny Island).

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Great Bay day trip planning site.

Drive from Hobart to Great Bay in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel 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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