15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 30​min
1
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Maydena
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Huonville
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
9
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, hike along Three Capes Track, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and finally examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur online trip itinerary planner .

Sydney to Port Arthur is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, car, ferry, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Port Arthur reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bicheno.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taranna, Eaglehawk Neck
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

2
nights
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Denison Beach. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Denison Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and finally get great views at Whalers Lookout.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bicheno visit planning tool .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Bicheno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bicheno are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Denison Beach ©
Denison Beach
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the St Helens trip planner.

You can drive from Bicheno to St Helens in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Beaches Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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.
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot has been added to your itinerary. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Seahorse World, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in July, and nighttime lows around 2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot
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Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll set off for Strahan on the 18th (Thu).

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

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and then stop by Wilderness Woodworks and Wilderness Whisky.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Strahan trip planner .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Maydena.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

1
night
Maydena

Maydena ©
Maydena is a locality in Tasmania, Australia, alongside the River Tyenna.Maydena is on the Gordon River Road, south west of New Norfolk, through the Bushy Park Hop Fields, past the Styx Valley, turn left at Westerway, past Mount Field National Park and Russell Falls, through Tyenna and Fitzgerald townships and then up to Maydena itself. Tall Trees Walk has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Tall Trees Walk, then take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls, and then grab your bike and head to Maydena Bike Park.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Maydena trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Maydena takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Maydena

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Mount Field National Park
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

1
night
Huonville

Huonville ©
Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider.

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Traveling by car from Maydena to Huonville takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Huonville can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Hobart.

Things to do in Huonville

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Wildlife

Side Trips

Raptor Refuge, Snug Bushfire Memorial
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Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Constitution Dock.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip maker .

Traveling by car from Huonville to Hobart takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

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