21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Low Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Bicheno
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Richmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Moina
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Hobart

4
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Barnbougle Dunes. Do some cultural sightseeing at Woolmers Estate and Entally Estate. Venture out of the city with trips to Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course (in Bridport) and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village (in Longford). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, contemplate the long history of Bridestowe Lavender Estate, learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop, and see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Launceston trip planning tool .

Hobart to Launceston is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Low Head.

Things to do in Launceston

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bridport, Longford, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Bridestowe Lavender Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
Low Head

Low Head ©
Low Head is a suburb of George Town, Tasmania, on a peninsula at the mouth of the Tamar River, 5 kilometres north-west of the town centre.It is a popular snorkel and scuba diving area during much of the year, with extensive wide, unspoiled beaches.The area also has a lighthouse, beaches and a colony of little penguins (Eudyptula minor). Low Head Penguin Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Tue), learn about all things military at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, visit a coastal fixture at The Low Head Lighthouse, and then surround yourself with nature on Low Head Penguin Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Tamar Valley Art Shack and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Narawntapu National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Low Head tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Launceston to Low Head in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Low Head

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tamar Valley Art Shack, Narawntapu National Park
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Narawntapu National Park ©
Narawntapu National Park
Low Head Penguin Tours ©
Low Head Penguin Tours
The Low Head Lighthouse ©
The Low Head Lighthouse

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cradle Mountain, Lake St. Clair and Dove Lake Circuit.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Getting from Low Head to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

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

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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 25th (Thu): take in the views from Spiky Bridge, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then admire all the interesting features of Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay tour builder app .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Gala Estate Vineyard, Spiky Bridge, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, get engrossed in the history at Port Arthur Historic Site, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Port Arthur fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

4
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.
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Cascade Brewery will appeal to history buffs. Visit Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Raptor Refuge in Kettering--about 40 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and identify plant and animal life at Fern Tree.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hobart trip maker website .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Fern Tree, Raptor Refuge, Seven Mile Beach, Kingston Beach
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

3
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. On the 1st (Wed), make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours and then identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bicheno trip planner .

Drive from Hobart to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bicheno can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

St Marys, St Helens
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

2
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Richmond Gaol, then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Old Hobart Town Model Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Pooley Wines, and finally stop by The Sensory Tasmania.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Richmond trip planner .

Drive from Bicheno to Richmond in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Moina.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Maria Island National Park
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

2
nights
Moina

Moina ©
Bridal Veil Falls has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, and then do a tasting at Leven Valley Vineyard.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Moina trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Richmond to Moina in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Moina can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moina

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Mole Creek Caves
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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