10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
1
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Bruny Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Canberra

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 18th (Thu), stop by Providore 24 and then look for gifts at The Angel's Share.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Stanley online attractions planner .

Canberra to Stanley is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Canberra in April: highs in Stanley hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

1
night
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, then soothe aching muscles at Swinging Gate Vineyard, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tamar Valley Art Shack.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Beauty Point travel route planner .

Drive from Stanley to Beauty Point in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Beauty Point are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Museums Wineries Spas

Side Trips

Swinging Gate Vineyard, Holm Oak Vineyards, Tamar Valley Art Shack, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the galleries of East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the St Helens trip planner .

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to St Helens takes 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Freycinet National Park and East Coast Natureworld. Get outdoors at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Coles Bay to go to Swansea and see Melshell Oysters, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay itinerary planner .

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 25th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Forestvale Design Centre, stop by Bruny Island Chocolate Company, then stop by Bruny Island Honey, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art at The Point Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bruny Island trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Coles Bay to Bruny Island in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Bruny Island can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:
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Art at The Point Gallery ©
Art at The Point Gallery
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, stop by The Sensory Tasmania, admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery.

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

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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