22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Devonport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tarraleah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Orford
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

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.
Launceston is known for wildlife, parks, museums, nature, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, stroll around City Park, and browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Launceston online trip planner .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

3
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Devonport: Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains), Preston Falls (in Ulverstone) and Mole Creek Caves (in Mole Creek). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Seahorse World, walk around The Tasmanian Arboretum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Beach, and get advice or help at Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Devonport online trip planner .

Take a bus from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Melita Honey Farm, Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame, Gunns Plains Caves, Mole Creek Caves
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Explore Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park's surroundings by going to Zeehan (Reece Dam & Zeehan Rock Shop) and "Wee Georgie Wood" (in Tullah). On the 24th (Tue), hike the day away at The Overland Track. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Shadow Lake Circuit Walk.

Plan my day in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Tarraleah.

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

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Zeehan, "Wee Georgie Wood"
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 25:
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

1
night
Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get great views at Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Tarraleah Falls.

Find out how to plan Tarraleah trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Tarraleah with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Tarraleah

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Franklin River Nature Trail
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
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Tarraleah Falls ©
Tarraleah Falls
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

6
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). On the 1st (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tarraleah to Hobart. In March, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Bellerive Beach, Cooks Beach, Island Markets
Find places to stay Mar 26 — Apr 1:
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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

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), make a trip to Remarkable Cave, then identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, then pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, then steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site, and finally stroll through Three Capes Track.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur route site .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Taranna, Coal Mines Historic Site, Dog Line
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

3
nights
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Venture out of the city with trips to Coles Bay (Friendly Beaches & Wineglass Bay Lookout) and Swansea (Melshell Oysters & Spiky Bridge). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Orford trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Port Arthur to Orford with the Route module. In April, daily temperatures in Orford can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania, Spiky Bridge, Melshell Oyster Shack
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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