19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
ferry:  12​h 30​min
1
Devonport
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Pipers River
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Port Arthur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
8
Copping
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Geeveston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
12
Queenstown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Melbourne

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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.
To see ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Devonport itinerary 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 September since evenings lows in Devonport dip to 4°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off toLaunceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

1
night
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.
For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Launceston online visit planner .

Getting from Devonport to Launceston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off toPipers River.

Things to do in Launceston

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

1
night
Pipers River

Pipers River
The Pipers River is a perennial river located in northern region of Tasmania, Australia.Course and featuresThe river rises below Mount Arthur near Lilydale. For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pipers River trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Launceston to Pipers River by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Pipers River can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in Pipers River

Wineries
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

1
night
Bicheno

Bicheno
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bicheno day trip site .

Traveling by car from Pipers River to Bicheno takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You'll set off for Coles Bay on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

1
night
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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary planning site .

Coles Bay is just a stone's throw from Bicheno. On the 6th (Thu), you're off toEaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck
To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3 hours. September in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

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day
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.
To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip itinerary maker tool .

Port Arthur is just a stone's throw from Eaglehawk Neck. In September in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), you're off toCopping.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

2
nights
Copping

Copping
For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Copping route builder app .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Copping in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Copping can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll set off for Hobart on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Copping

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

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.
On your second day here, stop by Cygneture Chocolates.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Copping to Hobart in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping

Side Trip

Cygneture Chocolates
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:

1
night
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Geeveston day trip planning website .

You can drive from Hobart to Geeveston in an hour. In September in Geeveston, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Geeveston

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Home Hill Winery, Pelverata Falls Track
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Home Hill Winery ©
Home Hill Winery

2
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gordon River Cruises. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Gordon River Cruises, admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then make a trip to Spray Tunnel, and finally head outdoors with Henty Dunes. On the next day, stop by Wilderness Woodworks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Strahan trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Geeveston to Strahan by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Spray Tunnel
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
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Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Gordon River Cruises ©
Gordon River Cruises
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Iron Blow Lookout and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nelson Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Queenstown trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Strahan to Queenstown in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Queenstown

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Iron Blow Lookout, Montezuma Falls, Frenchmans Cap
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Montezuma Falls ©
Montezuma Falls
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Visiting Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and Philosopher Falls will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park side-trips: Tarraleah Power Station Lookout (in Tarraleah), Westmorland Falls (in Mole Creek) and Devils Gullet Lookout (in Mayberry). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Barn Bluff and stroll through The Overland Track.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip website .

Getting from Queenstown to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. On the 18th (Tue), you're off tohome.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Philosopher Falls, Devils Gullet Lookout, Westmorland Falls, Tarraleah Power Station Lookout
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track
Philosopher Falls ©
Philosopher Falls
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

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