19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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19 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
— 1 night
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:  4​h 45​min
9
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​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 ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Devonport travel route planner.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Melbourne in April since evenings lows in Devonport dip to 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

Side Trip

Turners Beach Berry Patch
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:
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Mersey Bluff Lighthouse ©
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

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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 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Blue Tier, then admire all the interesting features of Pyengana Dairy, and then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our South Mount Cameron trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Devonport to South Mount Cameron. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 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

Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Chinese Heritage Mining Area, Blue Tier, Pyengana Dairy, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
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
Little Blue Lake ©
Little Blue Lake

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Friendly Beaches. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Coles Bay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from South Mount Cameron to Coles Bay. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck. April in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Raoul, Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
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Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seven Mile Beach and Puddleduck Vineyard. Let the collections at Port Arthur Historic Site and Museum of Old and New Art capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Fortescue Bay in Eaglehawk Neck (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral and take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Hobart tour itinerary planning app .

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Port Arthur Historic Site, Puddleduck Vineyard, Museum of Old and New Art, Fortescue Bay
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake St. Clair and Tarraleah Power Station Lookout. Escape the urban bustle at Dove Lake Circuit and Barn Bluff. Change things up with a short trip to Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site in Waddamana (about 1h 30 min away). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

Plan a trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest 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. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Strahan.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Tarraleah Power Station Lookout
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site ©
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

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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 26th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, head outdoors with Henty Dunes, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally stroll through Ocean Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Strahan road trip site .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Burnie.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Spion Kop Lookout, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
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West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

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night
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Burnie sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by car from Strahan to Burnie takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Burnie

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:
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Makers Workshop ©
Makers Workshop

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nights
Hobart

On the 28th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through North Hobart, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip site .

Traveling by car from Burnie to Hobart takes 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Burnie in April since evenings lows in Hobart dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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