31 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

31 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania's East Coast trip planner
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Fly to Hobart, Bus to Swansea, Victoria St, Taxi to Coles Bay
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Coles Bay
— 11 nights
Drive
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Orford
— 8 nights
Drive
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Scamander
— 9 nights
Drive to Launceston Airport, Fly to London

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Coles Bay — 11 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Spiky Bridge and Milton Vineyard. We've included these beaches for you: Friendly Beaches and Denison Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Swansea (East Coast Heritage Museum, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, &more) and Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld, Bicheno Blowhole, &more). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park, go for a walk through Hazards Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, and get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay road trip planner.

London, UK to Coles Bay is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 10 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orford.
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Side Trips

Orford — 8 nights

Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Orford is known for sightseeing, beaches, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach, learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard, and take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Orford trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Orford takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You will leave for Scamander on the 21st (Sun).
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Scamander — 9 nights

Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers and Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery. Get in touch with nature at St Columba Waterfall and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Scamander side-trips: Pyengana (Pyengana Dairy & St Columba Falls Reserve), Priory Ridge (in St Helens) and Binalong Bay (Aloha Dreaming Massage & Bay of Fires). Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Douglas-Apsley National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, get great views at St Helens Point Conservation Area, tee off at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, and experience rural life at Seaview Farm.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Scamander travel planning tool.

You can drive from Orford to Scamander in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Scamander are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to home.
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Side Trips