14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Devonport
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Smithton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Zeehan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Devonport
— 1 night
End: Devonport

2
nights
Smithton

Smithton ©
Smithton is a town on the far north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, look for gifts at The Angel's Share, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery. On your second day here, look for gifts at Providore 24, visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, and then take in the waterfront at Boat Harbour Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Smithton day trip site .

Devonport to Smithton is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October, daily temperatures in Smithton can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zeehan.

Things to do in Smithton

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Stanley, Wynyard
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Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

2
nights
Zeehan

Zeehan ©
Zeehan is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139km south-west of Burnie. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zeehan trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Smithton to Zeehan in 3 hours. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Zeehan

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Strahan
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Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 25th (Thu), hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Zeehan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

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

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Liffey Falls
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls

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 28th (Sun), stroll through City Park, then shop like a local with Design Centre Tasmania, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Launceston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park

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.
On the 29th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Hobart are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then get engrossed in the history at Port Arthur Historic Site, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck takes 1.5 hours. In October in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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nights
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 31st (Wed): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Eureka Farm, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve, and then relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy & Holy Cow Cafe.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens travel app .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to St Helens takes 4 hours. In October in St Helens, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Pyengana, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Eureka Farm
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Pyengana Dairy ©
Pyengana Dairy

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night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for gifts at The Emporium, then look for gifts at World Of Marbles, then experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, and finally examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Devonport travel website .

You can drive from St Helens to Devonport in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Devonport

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sheffield, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
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House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
World Of Marbles ©
World Of Marbles

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