16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Port Arthur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

1
day
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 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur visit planner.

Manila, Philippines to Port Arthur is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manila to Port Arthur due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in June, expect Port Arthur to be colder, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

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 24th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Orford itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Orford in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Orford can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Orford

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tasmania
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial ©
Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial

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 (Tue), hike along The Overland Track. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Larmairremener tabelti and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Orford to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

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

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track

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 27th (Thu): meet the residents at Seahorse World, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and finally don't miss a visit to The Town Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally stroll through City Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Launceston travel planner.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Launceston are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
City Park ©
City Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stop by The Shop in the Bush, do a tasting at Priory Ridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St Helens route planner.

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in St Helens are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Wineglass Bay Lookout and Coles Bay Jetty. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Friendly Beaches, enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Freycinet
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Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, kick back and relax at Long Beach, step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, and steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hobart itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Bellerive Beach, Kingston Beach, Macquarie Island
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach

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