10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  7​h
1
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
St Helens
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Taranna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 24th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Stanley online road trip planner .

Sydney to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. In February, Stanley is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Stanley

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

1
day
St Helens

St Helens ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Halls Falls, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, and finally stroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our St Helens sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to St Helens takes 5 hours. February in St Helens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Halls Falls, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge
Halls Falls ©
Halls Falls

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Spiky Bridge. Step off the beaten path and head to Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Spiky Beach Conservation Area. Step out of Coles Bay with an excursion to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Taranna.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

2
nights
Taranna

Taranna ©
Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites, steep yourself in history at Model Prison, then get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul, and finally steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Taranna online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Taranna takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Taranna

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Model Prison, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, gain insight at Salamanca Arts Centre, then look for gifts at Salamanca Wool Shop, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, and finally stroll through Bellerive Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then contemplate the long history of May Queen, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mount Nelson Lookout.

Before you visit Hobart, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Taranna to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. March in Hobart sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Breweries

Side Trips

Richmond Gaol, Bellerive Beach
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Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Salamanca Arts Centre ©
Salamanca Arts Centre

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