21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Queenstown
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Penguin
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Railton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Binalong Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Hobart
— 2 nights
End: Hobart

5
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Get in touch with nature at Nelson Falls and Montezuma Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Queenstown: Derwent Bridge (The Wall in the Wilderness & Frenchmans Cap) and Strathgordon (Gordon Dam & Creepy Crawly Nature Trail). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Franklin River Nature Trail, go deep underground at Iron Blow Lookout, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jukes, and trek along Kelly Basin.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Queenstown trip builder .

Hobart to Queenstown is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Tasmania, Derwent Bridge, Strathgordon, Iron Blow Lookout
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:
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Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Montezuma Falls ©
Montezuma Falls

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 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks and Wilderness Whisky. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, don't miss a visit to Spray Tunnel, and then take in panoramic vistas at Reece Dam.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Strahan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Queenstown to Strahan takes an hour. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Zeehan
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff, steep yourself in history at Kenworthys Stamper Mill, and then make a trip to Whyte Hills Lookout.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip website .

Traveling by car from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Penguin.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Waratah
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

few
hours
Penguin

Penguin ©
Penguin is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 2nd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park and then admire the masterpieces at Makers Workshop.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Penguin trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Penguin takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Penguin can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Railton.

Things to do in Penguin

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Makers Workshop, Wings Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Makers Workshop ©
Makers Workshop

1
night
Railton

Railton ©
To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Railton online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Penguin to Railton takes an hour. July in Railton sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Railton

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:
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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese ©
Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
Seven Sheds Brewery ©
Seven Sheds Brewery

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience, then learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip maker tool .

Drive from Railton to Launceston in an hour. In July in Launceston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
James Boag Brewery Experience ©
James Boag Brewery Experience

1
day
Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay ©
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. On the 5th (Fri), go for a walk through Bay of Fires and then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Binalong Bay itinerary planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Binalong Bay in 2.5 hours. In July in Binalong Bay, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Beaches Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Bay of Fires ©
Bay of Fires

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.
Hazards Beach has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hazards Beach, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner .

Drive from Binalong Bay to Coles Bay in 2 hours. You will leave for Port Arthur on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Hazards Beach ©
Hazards Beach
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

3
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip planner .

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tessellated Pavement, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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 the 10th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart tour planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Childrens Museums Museums Nature
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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