33 days in Tasmania Itinerary

33 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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33 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Porto
Fly:  32​h
Hobart
— 8 nights
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
Bruny Island
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Launceston
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Mole Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Stanley
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
King Island
— Few hours
Fly:  37​h
Porto

7
days
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Port Arthur Historic Site and Cascade Brewery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Salamanca Market and Teros. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Russell Falls (in Mount Field National Park), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, contemplate the long history of Shene Tasmania, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Hobart online vacation planner .

Porto, Portugal to Hobart is an approximately 32-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 10 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Porto in June: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Mona, Claremont House, Maria Island National Park, Shene Tasmania
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Mona ©
Mona
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

4
days
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Do your shopping at Bruny Island Chocolate Company and Forestvale Design Centre. Step out of the city life by going to South Bruny National Park and Bruny Island Quarantine Station.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island trip planning website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. July in Bruny Island sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bruny Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Bruny Island Quarantine Station ©
Bruny Island Quarantine Station
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines

4
days
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Freycinet Marine Farm and Freycinet National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Gala Estate Vineyard. Step out of Coles Bay with an excursion to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, and take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bruny Island to Coles Bay by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno, Gala Estate Vineyard
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

2
days
St Helens

St Helens ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the activities along Little Blue Lake and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Shop in the Bush, admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, then take in the exciting artwork at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the St Helens journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in St Helens are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

#Museums, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Little Blue Lake
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Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Little Blue Lake ©
Little Blue Lake

6
days
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Goaty Hill Wines. Head to Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery and Evandale Marketfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella), Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Longford (Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Woolmers Estate, & more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, look for all kinds of wild species at Ben Lomond National Park, and visit a coastal fixture at The Low Head Lighthouse.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary app .

You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in July, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, Evandale Market, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Ben Lomond National Park, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

3
days
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Devils @ Cradle and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary. Do your shopping at Wilmot Country Store and Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts. Explore Mole Creek's surroundings by going to Turners Beach Berry Patch (in Turners Beach), Latrobe (Reliquaire & House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate) and Sheffield (World Of Marbles & The Emporium). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Mole Creek Caves.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mole Creek trip planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Mole Creek in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Mole Creek

#Parks, #Shopping, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Sheffield, Latrobe, Wilmot Country Store, Devils @ Cradle, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©

3
days
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to The Nut State Reserve and Rocky Cape Lighthouse. Your inner history buff will appreciate Highfield Historic Site and Table Cape Lighthouse Experience. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanley: Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe), Makers Workshop (in Burnie) and Lobster Ponds (in Flowerdale). There's much more to do: stop by Providore 24, make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, and take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Stanley trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Mole Creek to Stanley in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to King Island.

Things to do in Stanley

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rocky Cape Lighthouse, The Big Tree, Hellyer Gorge, Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, Makers Workshop
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

few
hours
King Island

King Island ©
On the 23rd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at King Island Rambles, take in the exciting artwork at King Island Cultural Centre, then look for gifts at Isle Inspired, and finally view the masterpieces at King Island Kelp Craft.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stanley to King Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in King Island

#Museums, #Wildlife, #Parks
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King Island Kelp Craft ©
King Island Kelp Craft
King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles
King Island Cultural Centre ©
King Island Cultural Centre

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