16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h
1
Bruny Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Dover
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Queenstown
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
6
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Zeehan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Sheffield
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Launceston
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
11
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
12
Mount William National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
13
Binalong Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Bicheno
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
15
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
17
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
18
Port Arthur
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
19
Hobart
— Few hours
End: Hobart

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of South Bruny National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bruny Island trip itinerary builder site .

Hobart to Bruny Island is an approximately 2-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dover.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Nature Parks
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South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
The Neck ©
The Neck

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night
Dover

Dover ©
You've now added Hastings Caves State Reserve to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): test the waters at Hastings Caves State Reserve.

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Traveling by car from Bruny Island to Dover takes 2.5 hours. March in Dover sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Dover

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

South Cape Bay, Hastings Caves State Reserve
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South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Hastings Caves State Reserve ©
Hastings Caves State Reserve

2
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Russell Falls as well as Gordon Dam. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): see human ingenuity at work at Gordon Dam, then take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls, then admire the sheer force of Lady Barron Falls, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tall Trees Walk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park day trip planning site .

Drive from Dover to Mount Field National Park in 2.5 hours. March in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will leave for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Gordon Dam
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Lady Barron Falls ©
Lady Barron Falls
Gordon Dam ©
Gordon Dam

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Lake St. Clair has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner .

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Queenstown.

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

Nature Parks
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
You've now added West Coast Wilderness Railway to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): tour the old-fashioned way with West Coast Wilderness Railway.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Queenstown attractions planning tool .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Queenstown in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours
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West Coast Wilderness Railway ©
West Coast Wilderness Railway

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ocean Beach as well as Henty Dunes. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach and then get outside with Henty Dunes.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Strahan route planner .

Drive from Queenstown to Strahan in an hour. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zeehan.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

2
nights
Zeehan

Zeehan ©
Zeehan is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139km south-west of Burnie. You've now added Montezuma Falls to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Montezuma Falls.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zeehan trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Strahan to Zeehan in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Zeehan

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Montezuma Falls
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Montezuma Falls ©
Montezuma Falls
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boat Harbour Beach as well as The Nut State Reserve. On the 5th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zeehan to Stanley in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Sheffield.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Boat Harbour Beach, Rocky Cape Lighthouse
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

1
night
Sheffield

Sheffield
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sheffield trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Stanley to Sheffield in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Sheffield are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Launceston.
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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 7th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Sheffield to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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night
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Low Head Lighthouse.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Beauty Point vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Launceston to Beauty Point in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Beauty Point are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mount William National Park.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Low Head Lighthouse
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Highlights from your plan
The Low Head Lighthouse ©
The Low Head Lighthouse

1
night
Mount William National Park

Mount William National Park ©
To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mount William National Park driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to Mount William National Park takes 3 hours. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Binalong Bay.
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires ©
Bay of Fires

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hours
Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Binalong Bay online trip builder .

Getting from Mount William National Park to Binalong Bay by car takes about 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You will leave for Bicheno on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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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. To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bicheno travel route builder website .

Traveling by car from Binalong Bay to Bicheno takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Bicheno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You will leave for Coles Bay on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors Tours Parks
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wineglass Bay as well as Freycinet National Park. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay online vacation builder .

Coles Bay is just a short distance from Bicheno. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

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night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Maria Island National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Orford attractions planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Orford in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Orford are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tasman Arch as well as Devil's Kitchen.

Discover how to plan a Eaglehawk Neck trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Orford to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Kitchen ©
Devil's Kitchen
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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hours
Port Arthur

Port Arthur
Take the guesswork out of planning a Port Arthur vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Port Arthur is just a short distance from Eaglehawk Neck. In April, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will leave for Hobart on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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.
For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hobart driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 12th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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