18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Beauty Point
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stop by The Angel's Share and then shop like a local with Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Stanley trip planning tool .

Adelaide to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. In March, Stanley is slightly colder than Adelaide - with highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lobster Ponds, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, Boat Harbour Beach
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

2
nights
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Old Umbrella Shop, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and then take in the exciting artwork at Tamar Valley Art Shack.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Beauty Point route maker site .

Getting from Stanley to Beauty Point by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Launceston, Tamar Valley Art Shack, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, then browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, and then experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy & Holy Cow Cafe.

You can plan St Helens trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to St Helens takes 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Marys, Pyengana Dairy, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Pyengana Dairy ©
Pyengana Dairy

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Friendly Beaches and Freycinet National Park. Get some cultural insight at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Spring Vale Wines. Venture out of the city with trips to Melshell Oysters (in Swansea) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary maker .

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Freycinet, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Melshell Oyster Shack
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Dog Line, then trek along Waterfall Bay, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate, then identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur holiday maker site .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mona and Nolan Art Gallery & School. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seven Mile Beach and St. David's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston), Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider (in Huonville) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and admire the landmark architecture of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hobart online route planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Seven Mile Beach, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Museum of Old and New Art
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk

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