19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  29​h 30​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Smithton
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Tarraleah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
New Norfolk
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h 30​min
End: Manchester

2
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.
Salamanca Market has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and then go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and then take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart route website .

Manchester, UK to Hobart is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 10 hours. Traveling from Manchester in October, you will find days in Hobart are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 27th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Dog Line.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Dog Line ©
Dog Line

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay road trip planning website .

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

1
night
St Helens

St Helens
For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the St Helens holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coles Bay to St Helens. In October, daytime highs in St Helens are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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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 31st (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and then shop like a local with Design Centre Tasmania. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, then look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, then explore the galleries of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and finally learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Launceston trip itinerary maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from St Helens to Launceston. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Smithton.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Platypus House, Woolmers Estate, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
Smithton

Smithton
Smithton is a town on the far north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Smithton using our trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Launceston to Smithton with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Smithton

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors
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1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 4th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park travel route tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Smithton to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park. You will leave for Strahan on the 5th (Mon).

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

#Nature, #Parks
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Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

2
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stop by Wilderness Woodworks, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, then see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Iron Blow Lookout.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Strahan trip planner .

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tarraleah.

Things to do in Strahan

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Eric Thomas Galley Museum, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, Iron Blow Lookout
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Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Wilderness Woodworks ©
Wilderness Woodworks
Hogarth Falls ©
Hogarth Falls

1
night
Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
On the 7th (Wed), examine the collection at Waddamana Power Station Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Tarraleah Power Station Lookout.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tarraleah online sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Strahan to Tarraleah. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Norfolk.

Things to do in Tarraleah

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

The Wall in the Wilderness, Waddamana Power Station Museum, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Waddamana Power Station Museum ©
Waddamana Power Station Museum
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

1
night
New Norfolk

New Norfolk ©
New Norfolk is a town on the Derwent River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New Norfolk visit planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Tarraleah to New Norfolk with the Route module. In November, daytime highs in New Norfolk are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Norfolk

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Derwent Estate, Shene Tasmania
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Derwent Estate ©
Derwent Estate

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