22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Eugene
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Bruny Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Geeveston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Eugene

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse, then do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines, then see the interesting displays at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, and finally make a trip to The Neck. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island trip itinerary planning site .

Eugene, USA to Bruny Island is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Eugene to Bruny Island is 18 hours. Traveling from Eugene in February, expect nights in Bruny Island to be somewhat warmer, around 54°F, while days are warmer, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Wineries
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, then relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bicheno online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Bicheno in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In February in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Freycinet Marine Farm
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Mon), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the St Helens tour builder app .

You can drive from Bicheno to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in St Helens are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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.
On the 12th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, then see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, and finally stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston journey planning app .

Drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. February in Launceston sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage, then look for gifts at Providore 24, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, and then take a leisurely stroll along Boat Harbour Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Stanley route planning tool .

Drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Boat Harbour Beach
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 16th (Sat), see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood", look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, and then take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park travel planner .

You can drive from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mount Field National Park.

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

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

2
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Franklin River Nature Trail and then take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Dobson, then don't miss a visit to Tarn Shelf, and then take a peaceful walk through Styx Valley.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Field National Park trip app .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mount Field National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in February, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Franklin River Nature Trail, Styx Valley
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Lake Dobson ©
Lake Dobson

2
nights
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
On the 20th (Wed), explore the activities along Picton River, then stroll through Tahune Forest AirWalk, and then stop by Cygneture Chocolates. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Hartz Mountains National Park.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Geeveston online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Geeveston in 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Picton River, Hartz Mountains National Park, Cygneture Chocolates
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Cascade Brewery. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell) and Port Arthur (Remarkable Cave & Three Capes Track). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, deepen your understanding at Salamanca Arts Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, and take in the views from Tasman Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip website .

Getting from Geeveston to Hobart by car takes about an hour. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Richmond Gaol, Bellerive Beach, Kingston Beach, Maria Island National Park
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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