25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dover
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Devonport
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
7
King Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Sydney

4
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.
Visit Seven Mile Beach and Long Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Mount Wellington and Opossum Bay Beach. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Okines Beach (in Dodges Ferry), Shene Tasmania (in Pontville) and Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art, learn about winemaking at Moorilla Estate Winery, and kick back and relax at Kingston Beach.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary maker website .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Berriedale, Okines Beach, Bellerive Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Opossum Bay Beach
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Dover

Dover ©
On the 21st (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Cockle Creek, then kick back and relax at South Cape Bay, and then look for gifts at Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Duck Hole Lake Walk and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hartz Mountains National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dover day trip website .

You can drive from Hobart to Dover in 1.5 hours. In July in Dover, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Dover

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cockle Creek, Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, South Cape Bay, Hartz Mountains National Park
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
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South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Port Arthur Historic Site and Australian Convict Sites. Get in touch with nature at Lime Bay State Reserve and Fortescue Bay.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip app .

Getting from Dover to Port Arthur by car takes about 3 hours. In July in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Wineglass Bay and Friendly Beaches. Do some cultural sightseeing at Craigie Knowe Vineyard and Darlington Vineyard. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Raspins Beach (in Orford) and Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Coles Bay Jetty, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hazards Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park, and walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner .

Getting from Port Arthur to Coles Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Orford, Cranbrook, Freycinet, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cataract Gorge Reserve and Fishing Charters & Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Woolmers Estate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Ben Lomond Ski Resort (in Ben Lomond National Park) and Bridport Walking Track (in Bridport). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop, and stroll around City Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip builder .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In July in Launceston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Ben Lomond Ski Resort, Bridport Walking Track, Woolmers Estate, Notley Fern Gorge
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©

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.
Visiting Dove Lake Circuit and Cradle Mountain will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Boat Harbour Beach and Coles Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Devonport: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls & Devils @ Cradle) and Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh).

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Devonport trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by bus from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to King Island.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Alum Cliffs, Boat Harbour Beach
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

2
nights
King Island

King Island ©
Take a break from the city and head to Cape Wickham Links and Calcified Forest. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at King Island Historical Museum and Currie Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the King Island journey builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Devonport to King Island. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in King Island

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
King Island Trail Rides ©
King Island Trail Rides
Currie Lighthouse ©
Currie Lighthouse
King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles

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