11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Lunawanna, Bruny Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Swansea
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

1
night
Lunawanna, Bruny Island

Lunawanna ©
On the 6th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fluted Cape Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck, and then take in the exciting artwork at Forestvale Design Centre.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lunawanna trip itinerary builder site .

Brisbane to Lunawanna is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in February: high temperatures in Lunawanna hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Lunawanna

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Fluted Cape Trail, The Neck, Forestvale Design Centre
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Fluted Cape Trail ©
Fluted Cape Trail

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 7th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then shop like a local with Salamanca Market, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Getting from Lunawanna to Hobart by car takes about 2 hours. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Remarkable Cave, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Fossil Bay Lookout, then explore the activities along Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track.

To plan Port Arthur vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fossil Bay Lookout, Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

1
night
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): experience rural life at Kate's Berry Farm, take in the views from Spiky Bridge, then take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery, then let little ones run wild at Melshell Oyster Shack, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Spiky Beach Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Swansea trip planner .

Drive from Port Arthur to Swansea in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Swansea can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Dolphin Sands
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Kings Fine Art Gallery ©
Kings Fine Art Gallery

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Freycinet Marine Farm, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Swansea to Coles Bay in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

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

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Strahan online day trip planner .

You can drive from St Helens to Strahan in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, examine the collection at City Park Radio Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally walk around City Park.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Launceston trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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