15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Huonville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney


1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard, then appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial, and then stroll through Raspins Beach. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Orford attractions planner .

Sydney to Orford is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. In March, Orford is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Tasmania
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout

2
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.
On the 19th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Melshell Oysters, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, and then don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay visit planner .

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Melshell Oysters, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally do a tasting at The Pinot Shop. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, then stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

Make your Launceston itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. March in Launceston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. Keep things going the next day: hike along The Overland Track.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday planner .

Drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Strahan.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

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 25th (Mon): look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Strahan trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Huonville.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Hogarth Falls ©
Hogarth Falls
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Wilderness Woodworks ©
Wilderness Woodworks

1
night
Huonville

Huonville ©
Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. On the 26th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Raptor Refuge and then take in breathtaking views at Pelverata Falls Track.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Huonville vacation site .

You can drive from Strahan to Huonville in 5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Huonville are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Huonville

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Raptor Refuge
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Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave and then hike along Three Capes Track. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Port Arthur Historic Site and then don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planner .

Traveling by car from Huonville to Port Arthur takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

3
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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Macquarie Island, Museum of Old and New Art
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:
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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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