17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
South Mount Cameron
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Burnie
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Devonport

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Devonport online trip itinerary planner .

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Devonport when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around 7°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to South Mount Cameron.

Things to do in Devonport

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping

Side Trip

Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Mersey Bluff Lighthouse ©
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

2
nights
South Mount Cameron

South Mount Cameron ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Little Blue Lake. On the next day, take a peaceful walk through Blue Tier, experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy & Holy Cow Cafe, and then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our South Mount Cameron online travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Devonport to South Mount Cameron. In April, daily temperatures in South Mount Cameron can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in South Mount Cameron

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blue Tier, Chinese Heritage Mining Area, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Pyengana Dairy
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
Blue Tier ©
Blue Tier

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and then explore and take pictures at Wineglass Bay Lookout.

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

Explore your travel options from South Mount Cameron to Coles Bay with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Gala Estate Vineyard, Waubs Bay Gallery
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the activities along Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck road trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck. In April in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seven Mile Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. David's Cathedral and Runnymede House. Step out of Hobart to go to Huonville and see Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, steep yourself in history at Claremont House, do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, and take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hobart online driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Puddleduck Vineyard, Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Claremont House, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get outdoors at Lake St. Clair and Barn Bluff. Step off the beaten path and head to Waddamana Power Station Museum and Tarraleah Power Station Lookout. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit and identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

To plan Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Strahan.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site ©

2
nights
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 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, then get outside with Henty Dunes, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Strahan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Burnie.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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night
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Burnie sightseeing planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Strahan to Burnie. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Burnie

Museums Fun & Games Parks
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:
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Makers Workshop ©
Makers Workshop
Burnie Park ©
Burnie Park

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