24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Cambridge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Derwent Bridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Richmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Kingston
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: Hong Kong


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2
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.
On the 1st (Sat), browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, explore the world behind art at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hobart tour planner .

Hong Kong, China to Hobart is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Hong Kong to Hobart is 2 hours. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

1
night
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): engage your brain at Grote Reber Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cambridge road trip tool .

Cambridge is just a short distance from Hobart. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Cambridge

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nonesuch Distillery, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur vacation planner .

Drive from Cambridge to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Fortescue Bay, Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): kick back and relax at Spiky Beach Conservation Area and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, then experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm, and finally walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay route builder website .

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bicheno Blowhole, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
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Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the activities along Little Blue Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, then relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. On the next day, grab your bike and head to Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, then appreciate the history behind Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, then admire the sheer force of Ralphs Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the St Helens trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. February in St Helens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Mon) before leaving for Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pyengana, Ralphs Falls, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Seahorse World and Tasmania Zoo. When in Launceston, make a side trip to see Platypus House in Beauty Point, approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and stroll around City Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Beauty Point
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
Tasmania Zoo ©
Tasmania Zoo

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 13th (Thu), hike along Larmairremener tabelti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

Discover how to plan a Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Derwent Bridge.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Twelve Acre Wood, Hellyer Gorge
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

2
nights
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. On the 16th (Sun), get great views at Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, make a trip to King William Saddle, then take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail, and finally appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Derwent Bridge day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Derwent Bridge takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

2
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Richmond trip maker website .

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Richmond in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Zoodoo Zoo ©
Zoodoo Zoo
Richmond Bridge ©
Richmond Bridge

3
nights
Kingston

Kingston ©
Attractions like Opossum Bay Beach and South Cape Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kingston: Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery (in Birchs Bay) and Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston).

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kingston fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Richmond to Kingston by car takes about an hour. February in Kingston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kingston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Margate, Taroona, Kettering, Snug Bushfire Memorial, Tahune Forest AirWalk
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Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach
South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach

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