28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania sightseeing planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h
1
Launceston
— 6 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Longford
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
St Marys
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Weldborough
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
5
Branxholm
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
George Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Zeehan
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Queenstown
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Kempton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Saltwater River
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
11
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  30​min
13
Kingston
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Melbourne

6
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.
Launceston is known for wildlife, parks, museums, nature, and breweries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, stroll through City Park, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and explore the activities along Tamar River.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary tool .

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect Launceston to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Longford.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
Longford

Longford ©
Longford is a town in the northern midlands of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and then admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Longford online vacation planner .

Longford is just a stone's throw from Launceston. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to St Marys.

Things to do in Longford

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Ross, Ross Bridge, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Liffey Falls
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
Ross Bridge ©
Ross Bridge

1
night
St Marys

St Marys ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our St Marys travel route planner .

Getting from Longford to St Marys by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Weldborough.

Things to do in St Marys

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery

few
hours
Weldborough

Weldborough
To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Weldborough itinerary planning site .

You can drive from St Marys to Weldborough in 1.5 hours. In November in Weldborough, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. You will leave for Branxholm on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Weldborough

Parks Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Nov 29 — 30:

2
nights
Branxholm

Branxholm ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Bridport Walking Track and then play a few rounds at Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Cuckoo Falls and then tee off at Barnbougle Dunes.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Branxholm trip planner .

Getting from Weldborough to Branxholm by car takes about an hour. November in Branxholm sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to George Town.

Things to do in Branxholm

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Bridport, Cuckoo Falls
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Barnbougle Dunes ©
Barnbougle Dunes
Bridport Walking Track ©
Bridport Walking Track

2
nights
George Town

George Town ©
George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. On the 2nd (Sun), do a tasting at Marion's Vineyard and then get great views at Mt George Lookout. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot and then see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate.

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

You can drive from Branxholm to George Town in 1.5 hours. December in George Town sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Zeehan.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, The Tasmanian Arboretum, Mole Creek Caves, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Marion's Vineyard
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

2
nights
Zeehan

Zeehan ©
Zeehan is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139km south-west of Burnie. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stop by Zeehan Rock Shop, then head outdoors with Henty Dunes, then take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and finally don't miss a visit to Spray Tunnel.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zeehan online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from George Town to Zeehan takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Zeehan

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Henty Dunes, Montezuma Falls
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Zeehan Rock Shop ©
Zeehan Rock Shop

few
hours
Queenstown

Queenstown
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Queenstown trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Zeehan to Queenstown by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kempton.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hogarth Falls
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:

2
nights
Kempton

Kempton ©
Kempton is a township on the Midland Highway north of Hobart, Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Nant Distillery, admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Russell Falls. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Epsom House and then steep yourself in history at Shene Tasmania.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Kempton holiday builder site .

You can drive from Queenstown to Kempton in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kempton can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Saltwater River.

Things to do in Kempton

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Mount Field National Park, Pontville, Nant Distillery
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Shene Tasmania ©
Shene Tasmania
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls

few
hours
Saltwater River

Saltwater River
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Denison Canal, get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, then make a trip to Tessellated Pavement, and finally steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saltwater River trip planner .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Saltwater River in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Saltwater River are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Saltwater River

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:

2
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman Arch, Tasman blowhole, & more).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip maker tool .

You can drive from Saltwater River to Port Arthur in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Tasman National Park ©
Tasman National Park

6
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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 14th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, head off the coast to Macquarie Island, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hobart journey builder app .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kingston.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Macquarie Island, Bellerive Beach, Richmond Bridge
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

few
hours
Kingston

Kingston
To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kingston itinerary maker tool .

Kingston is just a short distance from Hobart. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for home on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Kingston

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:

Similar Plans

32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UKRAINE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 39 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Brisbane & Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 36 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans