59 days in Tasmania Itinerary

59 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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59 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  29​h
Hobart
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Geeveston
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Port Arthur
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Orford
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
St Helens
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
Tarraleah
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Stanley
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Launceston
— 6 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Zurich

9
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Wellington and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Battery Point. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Domaine A Stoney Vineyard in Campania, approximately 36 minutes away. On the 5th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Mona, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, stroll through Bellerive Beach, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Hobart is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Zurich to Hobart, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Zurich in May: highs in Hobart hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Greater Hobart, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Hobart Twilight Market, Mona
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mona ©
Mona

5
days
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Step out of the city life by going to South Cape Bay and Hartz Mountains National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geeveston: Woodbridge (Woodbridge Art and Craft Gallery & Eco Emporium), Home Hill Winery (in Ranelagh) and Hartzview Vineyard (in Gardners Bay).

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Geeveston driving holiday site .

You can drive from Hobart to Geeveston in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Geeveston

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Woodbridge, Tasmania, Cygnet, South Cape Bay, Home Hill Winery
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South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk

6
days
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Step out of the city life by going to Three Capes Track and Waterfall Bay. Your inner history buff will appreciate Port Arthur Historic Site and Coal Mines Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman blowhole & Dog Line). Fill the 19th (Tue) with the natural beauty at Lime Bay State Reserve.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Geeveston to Port Arthur takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

6
days
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Visiting Maria Island National Park and Lake Dulverton will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orford: Copping (Bream Creek Farmers Market & Copping Convict and Colonial Collection) and Callington Mill (in Oatlands). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout, appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial, and do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Orford online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Orford takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You will leave for Coles Bay on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Orford

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Oatlands, Copping, Tasmania
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Callington Mill ©
Callington Mill
Lake Dulverton ©
Lake Dulverton

6
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 out of the city life by going to Wineglass Bay Lookout and Freycinet National Park. Visit Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Spiky Bridge for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Swansea (Kate's Berry Farm & Melshell Oysters), East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip app .

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Swansea, Bicheno, Freycinet, Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters

6
days
St Helens

St Helens ©
Step out of the city life by going to Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Little Blue Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from St Helens: Derby (The Tin Dragon Interpretation Centre and Cafe & Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails), Blue Tier (in Weldborough) and Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings (in Legerwood).

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the St Helens holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in July, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tarraleah.

Things to do in St Helens

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Derby, Pyengana, Evercreech Forest Reserve, Little Blue Lake, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Little Blue Lake ©
Little Blue Lake
Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings ©

5
days
Tarraleah

Tarraleah
Get outdoors at Dove Lake Circuit and Franklin River Nature Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Tarraleah: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain, Lake St. Clair, & more) and Derwent Bridge (The Wall in the Wilderness & King William Saddle).

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You can drive from St Helens to Tarraleah in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Tarraleah

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Derwent Bridge, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

6
days
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to The Nut State Reserve and Boat Harbour Beach. Visit Highfield Historic Site and Rocky Cape Lighthouse for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Stanley side-trips: Lobster Ponds (in Flowerdale), Gunns Plains (Gunns Plains Caves & Wings Wildlife Park) and Giant Penguin (in Penguin). There's much more to do: stop by Providore 24, let little ones run wild at Burnie Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, and don't miss a visit to The Big Tree.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanley tour planner .

Traveling by car from Tarraleah to Stanley takes 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Burnie, Gunns Plains, Lobster Ponds, Giant Penguin, Boat Harbour Beach
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

7
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Woolmers Estate and Entally Estate. Step out of the city life by going to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Mole Creek Caves. Venture out of the city with trips to Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella), Liffey Falls (in Deloraine) and Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, and do a tasting at Josef Chromy Cellar Door.

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Traveling by car from Stanley to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in July, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Liffey Falls, Goaty Hill Wines, Woolmers Estate, Mole Creek Caves
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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