60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel planner
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 5 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 4 nights
Fly to Hobart, Ferry to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 5 nights
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Hobart
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Hobart
— 16 nights
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Mount Field National Park
— 4 nights
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Port Arthur
— 7 nights
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Coles Bay
— 6 nights
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Launceston
— 8 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 4 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get in touch with nature at Cradle Mountain Canyons and Devils @ Cradle. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff, delve into the lush surroundings at Great Western Mountains, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

Plan trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stanley.
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Stanley — 5 nights

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get in touch with nature at The Nut State Reserve and Boat Harbour Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Wynyard (Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, Wynyard Penguin Tours, &more), Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe) and Burnie (Fern Glade Reserve, Penguin Observation Centre, &more). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site and make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Stanley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley takes 4 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Strahan.
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Strahan — 4 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Get outdoors at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Franklin River Nature Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Strahan: Queenstown (Kelly Basin, Mount Jukes, &more) and Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park (in Derwent Bridge). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls and get outside with Henty Dunes.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Strahan visit planning site.

You can drive from Stanley to Strahan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bruny Island.
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Bruny Island — 5 nights

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Get in touch with nature at Inala Nature Tours and The Neck. Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fluted Cape Trail, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse, trek along Labillardiere Peninsula Walk, and take in the exciting artwork at Forestvale Design Centre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island route planner.

Getting from Strahan to Bruny Island by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. March in Bruny Island sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hobart.
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Hobart — 16 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Mount Wellington. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Pelverata Falls Track (in Pelverata), Shene Distillery (in Pontville) and Snug Falls (in Snug). On the 23rd (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart holiday planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Mount Field National Park.
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Mount Field National Park — 4 nights

Get in touch with nature at Russell Falls and Maydena Bike Park. Step out of Mount Field National Park to go to Derwent Bridge and see The Wall in the Wilderness, which is approximately 1h 35 min away.

You can plan Mount Field National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Hobart to Mount Field National Park in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur — 7 nights

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.
Visiting Wild Ocean Tasmania and Three Capes Track will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman Arch, Fortescue Bay, &more) and Bangor Vineyard Shed (in Dunalley). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, steep yourself in history at The Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stewarts Bay, and explore and take pictures at Tessellated Pavement.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Mount Field National Park to Port Arthur in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Coles Bay.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trips

Coles Bay — 6 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.
Visiting Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay Lookout will get you outdoors. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, go for a walk through Hazards Beach, make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, and enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Launceston.
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Launceston — 8 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Mole Creek Caves. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Low Head (The Low Head Lighthouse & Low Head Penguin Tours), Deloraine (Yarns Artwork in Silk & Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum) and Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House). The adventure continues: get outside with Trout Territory, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and stroll through Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Launceston online day trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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.