17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Devonport
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Devonport
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Low Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Bridport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Derby
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Mount William National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Eaglehawk Neck
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Port Arthur
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Seven Mile Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Opossum Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Bruny Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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Maydena
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Arthur River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Devonport

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Devonport

Devonport
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip planning app .

Hobart to Devonport is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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.
To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip maker tool .

Getting from Devonport to Launceston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Launceston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Beauty Point.

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Parks Nature
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Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls

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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 Narawntapu National Park. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Narawntapu National Park.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Beauty Point road trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount William National Park to Beauty Point. In March, daily temperatures in Beauty Point can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Narawntapu National Park
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Narawntapu National Park ©
Narawntapu National Park

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Low Head

Low Head
Low Head is a suburb of George Town, Tasmania, on a peninsula at the mouth of the Tamar River, 5 kilometres north-west of the town centre.It is a popular snorkel and scuba diving area during much of the year, with extensive wide, unspoiled beaches.The area also has a lighthouse, beaches and a colony of little penguins (Eudyptula minor). For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Low Head online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to Low Head takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Low Head are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 13th (Wed), you're off toBridport.

Things to do in Low Head

Wineries Parks Museums
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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount William National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bridport travel planner.

You can drive from Low Head to Bridport in an hour. In March in Bridport, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Derby.

Things to do in Bridport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Mount William National Park
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Bridport Walking Track ©
Bridport Walking Track
Mount William National Park ©
Mount William National Park
Bridestowe Lavender Estate ©
Bridestowe Lavender Estate

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Derby

Derby ©
Derby ) is a small Australian town located in the northeast of Tasmania.The area had been surveyed in 1855, but was not settled until 1874, when George Renison Bell discovered tin in the area. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Derby trip planner .

You can drive from Bridport to Derby in an hour. March in Derby sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mount William National Park.

Things to do in Derby

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails

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Mount William National Park

Mount William National Park
You've now added Bay of Fires Conservation Area to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Mount William National Park online itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Coles Bay to Mount William National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Mount William National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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 Hazards Beach as well as Wineglass Bay Cruises. On the 11th (Mon), trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hazards Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with Wineglass Bay Cruises.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Coles Bay road trip website .

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mount William National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fortescue Bay. On the 15th (Fri), explore the activities along Fortescue Bay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck takes 2.5 hours. March in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay

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Port Arthur

Port Arthur
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur tour planner .

Port Arthur is very close to Eaglehawk Neck. March in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 17th (Sun), you'll travel to Seven Mile Beach.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Seven Mile Beach

Seven Mile Beach
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout.

You can plan Seven Mile Beach trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Port Arthur to Seven Mile Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Seven Mile Beach

Outdoors Tours Parks
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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.
You've now added Mount Wellington to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner .

Hobart is just a stone's throw from Seven Mile Beach. In March in Hobart, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Opossum Bay.

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Parks Nature
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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Opossum Bay

Opossum Bay ©
Coastrider Surf Academy has been added to your itinerary. On the 19th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, then ponder the world of politics at Australian Antarctic Division Headquarters, and then see Coastrider Surf Academy. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Opossum Bay Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Opossum Bay trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Opossum Bay takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Opossum Bay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Opossum Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kingston, Coastrider Surf Academy
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Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach
Coastrider Surf Academy ©
Coastrider Surf Academy
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach

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Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Bruny Island Quarantine Station, then stop by Bruny Island Honey, and then make a trip to The Neck.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bruny Island driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Opossum Bay to Bruny Island takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Maydena.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Bruny Island Quarantine Station ©
Bruny Island Quarantine Station
The Neck ©
The Neck
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maydena Bike Park. On the 22nd (Fri), stroll through Maydena Bike Park.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Maydena trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Bruny Island to Maydena in 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Maydena can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Maydena

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Maydena Bike Park ©
Maydena Bike Park

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cradle Mountain Canyons, Shadow Lake Circuit Walk and The Overland Track. On the 22nd (Fri), get interesting insight from Cradle Mountain Canyons and then trek along The Overland Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Shadow Lake Circuit Walk.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Bruny Island to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Mole Creek.

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

Outdoors Trails Parks
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The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track

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Mole Creek

Mole Creek
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness and then take in the awesome beauty at Great Western Mountains.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mole Creek journey planning website .

Drive from Derby to Mole Creek in 2.5 hours. March in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Arthur River

Arthur River ©
On the 24th (Sun), take a memorable drive along The Tarkine Drive and then make a trip to Edge of the World. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Arthur River trip planner.

Drive from Mole Creek to Arthur River in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arthur River

Wildlife Parks Scenic Drive
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Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area ©
Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World

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