23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Orford
— 2 nights
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:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Woolmers Estate (in Longford). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, hunt for treasures at Evandale Market, ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and explore the activities along Tamar River.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston driving holiday planning website .

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. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in February; daily highs in Launceston reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Woolmers Estate, Evandale Market, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, stroll through The Tasmanian Arboretum, then relax in the rural setting at Turners Beach Berry Patch, and finally kick back and relax at Coles Beach.

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Getting from Launceston to Devonport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft ©
Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft
The Tasmanian Arboretum ©
The Tasmanian Arboretum

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 Tarraleah (Tarraleah Power Station Lookout & Tarraleah Falls) and "Wee Georgie Wood" (in Tullah). On the 17th (Sun), hike the day away at The Overland Track. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, delve into the lush surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail, hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, and stroll through Larmairremener tabelti.

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Drive from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Tarraleah, Franklin River Nature Trail, "Wee Georgie Wood"
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Melshell Oysters (in Swansea) and Denison Beach (in Bicheno). Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Friendly Beaches, and learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip builder app .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Honeymoon Bay, Melshell Oysters, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

2
nights
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): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Baptist Chuch, then relax in the rural setting at Twamley Farm, and finally get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orford online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Orford takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Orford are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Buckland, Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then appreciate the history behind Dog Line, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site, and then trek along Three Capes Track.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip app .

Traveling by car from Orford to Port Arthur takes 2 hours. In February in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): look for gifts at Woodbridge Smokehouse, do a tasting at Panorama Vineyard, and then trek along Tahune Forest AirWalk. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Hartz Mountains National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Geeveston tour planning site .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Geeveston in 2.5 hours. February in Geeveston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tasmania, Woodbridge Smokehouse
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park
Panorama Vineyard ©
Panorama Vineyard

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.
Step out of Hobart with an excursion 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 your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart vacation planner.

Drive from Geeveston to Hobart in an hour. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mona, Bellerive Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Macquarie Island, Richmond Bridge
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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