32 days in Tasmania Itinerary

32 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hobart
— 6 nights
2
Port Arthur
— 5 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
4
Launceston
— 6 nights
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
6
Strahan
— 3 nights
7
Stanley
— 4 nights

6
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Shene Distillery (in Pontville). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Hobart trip planner.

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Hobart, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Shene Distillery, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Richmond Bridge
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

5
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
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.
Explore Port Arthur's surroundings by going to Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman National Park & Tasman Arch). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, take in nature's colorful creations at Government Gardens, and contemplate the long history of The Church.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Port Arthur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

4
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, Spring Vale Wines, Melshell Oyster Shack
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

6
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Wines for Joanie (in Sidmouth), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Ben Lomond Ski Resort (in Ben Lomond National Park). Dedicate the 31st (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take a memorable tour with Tours, take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and walk around City Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Launceston visit planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Launceston are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Wines for Joanie, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Ben Lomond Ski Resort, Mt George Lookout
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 4:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online route planner.

Getting from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Macquarie Island
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Macquarie Island ©
Macquarie Island
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

3
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Get out of town with these interesting Strahan side-trips: Queenstown (Mount Jukes & Nelson Falls), Iron Blow Lookout (in Gormanston) and Zeehan Rock Shop (in Zeehan). Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and head outdoors with Henty Dunes.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Strahan trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Queenstown, Iron Blow Lookout, Zeehan Rock Shop
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:
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Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park ©
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Zeehan Rock Shop ©
Zeehan Rock Shop

4
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanley: Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna), Wynyard (Fossil Bluff & Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre) and Edge of the World (in Arthur River). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, and stop by The Hidden Fox.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Stanley day trip planning app.

Getting from Strahan to Stanley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Stanley are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wynyard, Burnie, Dip River Forest Reserve, Edge of the World, Cormorant Bay Recreational Reserve
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World
Stanley Heritage Walk
Stanley Heritage Walk

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