10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Devonport
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, steep yourself in history at Entally Estate, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, then look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, and then sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Launceston travel planning website .

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Launceston, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bicheno driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Bicheno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. April in Bicheno sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Coles Bay
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

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Getting from Bicheno to Port Arthur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

1
night
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 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Cascade Brewery, then take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then don't miss a visit to Constitution Dock, and finally steep yourself in history at May Queen.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart online journey maker .

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 18th (Thu), stop by Wilderness Woodworks, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach.

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Drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Barn Bluff. On the next day, see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood", then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, then make a trip to Whyte Hills Lookout, and finally contemplate the long history of Kenworthys Stamper Mill.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Devonport.

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

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waratah, "Wee Georgie Wood"
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. April in Devonport sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Devonport

Shopping

Side Trip

Reliquaire
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Reliquaire ©
Reliquaire

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