30 days in Tasmania Itinerary

30 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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30 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
St Helens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Tarraleah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Geeveston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Hobart
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at Copping Convict and Colonial Collection and then take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Baptist Chuch.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orford online trip maker .

Sydney to Orford is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Orford reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

St John the Baptist Chuch, Copping Convict and Colonial Collection, Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
St John the Baptist Chuch ©
St John the Baptist Chuch

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Gala Estate Vineyard. Visit Wineglass Bay Lookout and Coles Bay Jetty for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Coles Bay with a short trip to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno, about 32 minutes away. Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Friendly Beaches, shop like a local with Waubs Bay Gallery, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay holiday planner .

Getting from Orford to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

3
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Step out of the city life by going to Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Blue Tier. Venture out of the city with trips to Little Blue Lake (in South Mount Cameron), Pyengana (Pyengana Dairy & Holy Cow Cafe & St Columba Falls Reserve) and Chinese Heritage Mining Area (in Branxholm).

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our St Helens vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. In January in St Helens, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Pyengana, Eureka Farm, Blue Tier, Chinese Heritage Mining Area, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Little Blue Lake ©
Little Blue Lake

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cataract Gorge Reserve and The Tamar Valley. Woolmers Estate and Entally Estate will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Coles Beach (in Devonport), Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame (in Latrobe). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park, enjoy some friendly competition at Launceston Lanes, explore and take pictures at Aurora Stadium, and visit a coastal fixture at The Low Head Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston road trip app .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. January in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Platypus House, The Low Head Lighthouse, Woolmers Estate, Coles Beach, Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get in touch with nature at Lake St. Clair and The Overland Track. Change things up with these side-trips from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains), Wilmot Country Store (in Wilmot) and Turners Beach Berry Patch (in Turners Beach). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff.

You can plan Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Tarraleah.

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

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Gunns Plains Caves, Turners Beach Berry Patch, Wilmot Country Store
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves

1
night
Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get great views at Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, then delve into the lush surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Tarraleah Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tarraleah visit app .

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Tarraleah by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Tarraleah

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trip

Franklin River Nature Trail
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Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

3
nights
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Home Hill Winery and Hartzview Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting South Cape Bay and Tahune Forest AirWalk will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geeveston: Snug Bushfire Memorial (in Snug) and Woodbridge Art and Craft Gallery (in Woodbridge). Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park.

Plan my trip to Geeveston with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Tarraleah to Geeveston in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Geeveston are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Geeveston

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Woodbridge Art and Craft Gallery, South Cape Bay, Home Hill Winery, Snug Bushfire Memorial, Hartzview Vineyard
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South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk

3
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Take a break from the city and head to Three Capes Track and Tasman Arch. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Port Arthur Historic Site and Coal Mines Historic Site. Go for a jaunt from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck to see Devil's Kitchen about 32 minutes away.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Port Arthur road trip website .

Getting from Geeveston to Port Arthur by car takes about 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Taranna, Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site, Model Prison
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 19:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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.
Get some cultural insight at Mona and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Visiting Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Long Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Southwest National Park. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Opossum Bay Beach, and head off the coast to Macquarie Island.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hobart trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, Tasmania, Mona, Hinsby Beach, Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 25:
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Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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