22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
St Helens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Launceston
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Stanley
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

3
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
You'll explore and learn at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers and East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Gala Estate Vineyard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Helens: St Marys (Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery & Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery), Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Waubs Bay Gallery (in Bicheno).

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the St Helens trip app .

Brisbane to St Helens is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Brisbane, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in St Helens, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Museums Golf

Side Trips

St Marys, Cranbrook, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Waubs Bay Gallery
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Let the collections at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and Tamar Valley Art Shack capture your imagination. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Longford (Brickendon Estate, Woolmers Estate, & more), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Wines for Joanie (in Sidmouth). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Entally Estate, shop like a local with Deloraine Creative Studios, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, and identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planner .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Longford, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Wines for Joanie, John Temple Gallery
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 11:
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Highfield Historic Site and Rocky Cape Lighthouse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Makers Workshop and Burnie Regional Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stanley: Wynyard (Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre & Table Cape Lighthouse Experience). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, and make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Stanley route maker app .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Stanley takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Stanley

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Wynyard, Burnie, Rocky Cape Lighthouse
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 14:
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience
Makers Workshop ©
Makers Workshop

7
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Mona. Richmond Gaol and Old Hobart Town Model Village will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Shene Tasmania (in Pontville) and St John the Baptist Chuch (in Buckland). There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, take a stroll through North Hobart, and learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Tasmania.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner .

You can drive from Stanley to Hobart in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. November in Hobart sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Shene Tasmania, St John the Baptist Chuch, Fern Tree, Museum of Old and New Art
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 21:
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St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, and then get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul, then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site, and then see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip tool .

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site, Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site

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