21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
1
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Devonport
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Burnie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Queenstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
7
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Hobart

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seven Mile Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. David's Cathedral and St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of North Hobart, browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary builder website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Hobart. In April, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
Port Arthur Historic Site and Coal Mines Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Australian Convict Sites and Government Farm. Go for a jaunt from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck to see Fortescue Bay about 34 minutes away.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Friendly Beaches and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Kids will appreciate attractions like Wineglass Bay Lookout and Honeymoon Bay. Go for a jaunt from Coles Bay to Swansea to see Spiky Beach Conservation Area about 40 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, and take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Kings Fine Art Gallery, Gala Estate Vineyard, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

2
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, and then see the interesting displays at Don River Railway. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, then do a tasting at Ghost Rock Tasmania, and then take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport online route maker .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Devonport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Ghost Rock Tasmania, Leven Canyon
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre

2
nights
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): examine the collection at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, then visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, and then cruise along Boat Harbour Beach. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Penguin Observation Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Fern Glade Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Guide Falls Reserve.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Burnie route maker .

Drive from Devonport to Burnie in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Burnie are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Wynyard
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Guide Falls Reserve ©
Guide Falls Reserve
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

2
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, explore the activities along Franklin River Nature Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nelson Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Montezuma Falls, then take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Spion Kop Lookout.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Queenstown journey app .

Traveling by car from Burnie to Queenstown takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Queenstown

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tasmania, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
Montezuma Falls ©
Montezuma Falls

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 19th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks and Wilderness Whisky, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Strahan trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Queenstown to Strahan in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

2
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of King Solomans Caves, then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally explore and take pictures at Alum Cliffs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, then delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls, and then learn more about the world around you at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Strahan to Mole Creek in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Alum Cliffs, Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave

Similar Plans

22 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 30 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Tasmania & Melbourne BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Australia BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND June, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans