27 days in Tasmania Itinerary

27 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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27 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
South Bruny, Bruny Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
7
Queenstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Deloraine
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Binalong Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Swansea
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Northdown
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Hobart

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tasman Island Cruises, Salamanca Market, Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shene Tasmania and St. David's Cathedral. Step out of the city life by going to Hartz Mountains National Park and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip maker app .

November in Hobart sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartz Mountains National Park, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Shene Tasmania
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Shipstern Bluff, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then make a trip to Australian Convict Sites.

Plan trip to Port Arthur with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Shipstern Bluff ©
Shipstern Bluff
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

2
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've now added Freycinet National Park to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park, experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then stroll through Honeymoon Bay, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sleepy Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and then take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay planner .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Waubs Bay Gallery
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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 19th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour, then examine the collection at Franklin House, then contemplate the long history of Brickendon Estate, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Launceston day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Goaty Hill Wines, Brickendon Estate
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls

2
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. On the 17th (Tue), stop by Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts, take in the dramatic scenery at Preston Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hellyer Gorge. On your second day here, make a trip to Giant Penguin, examine the collection at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, then enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse, and finally take a peaceful walk through Dip River Forest Reserve.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ulverstone trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel to South Bruny.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocky Cape Lighthouse, Hellyer Gorge, Lillico Beach Conservation Area, Giant Penguin, Dip River Forest Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Preston Falls ©
Preston Falls
Dip River Forest Reserve ©
Dip River Forest Reserve

2
nights
South Bruny, Bruny Island

South Bruny ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes South Bruny National Park. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park, stop by Bruny Island Honey, then take in the exciting artwork at Art at The Point Gallery, then stroll the grounds of Bruny Island Quarantine Station, and finally make a trip to The Neck.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our South Bruny trip maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ulverstone to South Bruny. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in South Bruny

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Bruny Island Honey, Art at The Point Gallery, Forestvale Design Centre, Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey
Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration ©

2
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
You've now added Nelson Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Nelson Falls, then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cradle Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, stop by Zeehan Rock Shop, then examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, and finally go deep underground at Spion Kop Lookout.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Queenstown holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from South Bruny to Queenstown. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Montezuma Falls, Ocean Beach, Zeehan Rock Shop
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

3
nights
Deloraine

Deloraine ©
Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. You've now added Liffey Falls to your itinerary. On the 28th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Llama Farma, then Head underground at King Solomans Caves, and then take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Deloraine trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Queenstown to Deloraine takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You will leave for home on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Deloraine

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Llama Farma
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
King Solomans Caves ©
King Solomans Caves

1
night
Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay ©
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. Bay of Fires Eco Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sun), tour in harmony with nature at Bay of Fires Eco Tours and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Binalong Bay road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Deloraine to Binalong Bay takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Derby, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
Bay of Fires Eco Tours ©
Bay of Fires Eco Tours

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nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
You've now added Melshell Oysters to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): have fun at Melshell Oysters, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, steep yourself in history at Ross Female Factory, then kick back and relax at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, then view the masterpieces at Kings Fine Art Gallery, and finally take in the views from Spiky Bridge. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, then stop by Classwood, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Raspins Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Swansea trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Binalong Bay to Swansea by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Swansea can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Orford, Ross, Kings Fine Art Gallery
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Ross Female Factory ©
Ross Female Factory
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

3
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Forest Secrets as well as Horseshoe Falls. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): look for gifts at Forest Secrets, then take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls, and then sample the fine beverages at Lawrenny Estate Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Maydena Bike Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Dobson, and then admire the sheer force of Lady Barron Falls.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Field National Park route maker tool .

Getting from Swansea to Mount Field National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. December in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Australasian Golf Museum, Lawrenny Estate Distillery, Maydena Bike Park
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Forest Secrets ©
Forest Secrets
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls
Lady Barron Falls ©
Lady Barron Falls

1
night
Northdown

Northdown ©
You've now added Narawntapu National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): do a tasting at Ghost Rock Tasmania.

To plan Northdown vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Northdown in 3.5 hours. December in Northdown sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Northdown

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Holwell Gorge State Reserve
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Holwell Gorge State Reserve ©
Holwell Gorge State Reserve

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