19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  29​h
1
Port Arthur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Devonport
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
King Island
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Tarraleah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Montreal

1
day
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 24th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, stroll through Three Capes Track, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur holiday maker site .

Montreal, Canada to Port Arthur is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Port Arthur, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Port Arthur is much hotter than Montreal - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Orford journey builder .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Orford in 2 hours. In January in Orford, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout

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.
Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Gala Estate Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Wineglass Bay Lookout and Friendly Beaches. When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno, approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty and enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay tour site .

Traveling by car from Orford to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Freycinet, Gala Estate Vineyard, East Coast Natureworld
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Suncoast Gallery, do a tasting at Priory Ridge, then stop by The Shop in the Bush, and finally kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our St Helens trip maker site .

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In January in St Helens, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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.
On the 30th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Old Umbrella Shop, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, learn about winemaking at Entally Estate, then admire all the interesting features of Aurora Stadium, and finally stroll through City Park.

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You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): stroll through The Tasmanian Arboretum, look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, then look for gifts at Turners Beach Berry Patch, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Devonport trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Devonport are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch
The Tasmanian Arboretum ©
The Tasmanian Arboretum

1
day
King Island

King Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at King Island Rambles and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Wickham Links.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the King Island itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Devonport to King Island with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in King Island

Parks Historic Sites Golf
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King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, examine the collection at "Wee Georgie Wood", and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along The Overland Track.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip builder app .

Explore your travel options from King Island to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tarraleah.

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

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track

1
night
Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
On the 5th (Tue), get great views at Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Tarraleah Falls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Tarraleah day trip app .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Tarraleah takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Tarraleah

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Franklin River Nature Trail
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Tarraleah Falls ©
Tarraleah Falls
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

3
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.
Visit Long Beach and Seven Mile Beach for some beach relaxation. Mona and Hobart Convict Penitentiary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Opossum Bay Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Tarraleah to Hobart takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Mona, Macquarie Island
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mona ©
Mona
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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