22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  28​h
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tarraleah
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Geeveston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: London

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Woolmers Estate (in Longford) and Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Launceston trip planner .

London, UK to Launceston is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Launceston is 10 hours. When traveling from London in February, plan for much hotter days in Launceston, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Rowella, Goaty Hill Wines, Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood", explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, and then trek along Larmairremener tabelti.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Tarraleah.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk

1
night
Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, then identify plant and animal life at Franklin River Nature Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tarraleah Falls.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Tarraleah travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Tarraleah in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Tarraleah

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Franklin River Nature Trail
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Tarraleah Falls ©
Tarraleah Falls
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

3
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.
Step out of Coles Bay to go to Swansea and see Melshell Oysters, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Tarraleah to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Freycinet, Melshell Oyster Shack, Gala Estate Vineyard, Bicheno Blowhole
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park and then appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Orford online route planner .

Drive from Coles Bay to Orford in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tasmania
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 21:
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial ©
Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to Remarkable Cave, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate, then appreciate the history behind Dog Line, then steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site, and finally trek along Three Capes Track.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur online vacation planner .

You can drive from Orford to Port Arthur in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Taranna, Coal Mines Historic Site, Dog Line
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 23:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

2
nights
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for gifts at Makers on Church St, take in the dramatic scenery at Arve Falls, and then hike along Tahune Forest AirWalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Hartz Mountains National Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Geeveston online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Geeveston takes 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Geeveston can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartz Mountains National Park
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park
Makers on Church St ©
Makers on Church St

5
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 Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 1st (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellerive Beach.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart travel planner.

Getting from Geeveston to Hobart by car takes about an hour. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Bellerive Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Macquarie Island
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 2:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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