31 days in Tasmania Itinerary

31 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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31 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Bridport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Launceston
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Hobart
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Delamere Vineyards and Bridestowe Lavender Estate. Get out of town with these interesting Bridport side-trips: Bay of Fires Conservation Area (in Mount William National Park), Pipers Brook (Pipers Brook Vineyard & Jansz Winery) and Little Rivers Brewing Co (in Scottsdale). Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Barnbougle Dunes and admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bridport trip planner .

Sydney to Bridport is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get a bit cooler in Bridport: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors Golf Wineries

Side Trips

Pipers Brook, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, St Columba Waterfall, Little Rivers Brewing Co, Bridestowe Lavender Estate
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Delamere Vineyards ©
Delamere Vineyards
Pipers Brook Vineyard ©
Pipers Brook Vineyard

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Venture out of the city with trips to West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan (in Zeehan), Ocean Beach (in Strahan) and Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit and look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip tool .

Drive from Bridport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

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

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Hellyer Gorge, Ocean Beach, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 7th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, and finally make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse, visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, and then take a memorable drive along Boat Harbour Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanley online trip builder .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In April, daytime highs in Stanley are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wynyard, Rocky Cape Lighthouse
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Woolmers Estate and Entally Estate. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ghost Rock Tasmania and Loira Vines. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Platypus House (in Beauty Point), Rowella (Holm Oak Vineyards & Iron Pot Bay Vineyard) and Sidmouth (Moores Hill Estate & Wines for Joanie). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, walk around City Park, sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience, and get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Longford, Rowella, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Darlington Vineyard. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and take some stellar pictures from Whalers Lookout.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Coles Bay Jetty, Darlington Vineyard, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Visit Port Arthur Historic Site and Cape Raoul for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Australian Convict Sites and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. Step out of Port Arthur with an excursion to Fortescue Bay in Eaglehawk Neck--about 34 minutes away.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur online trip planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Maria Island National Park
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

7
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 Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Hobart Convict Penitentiary for their historical value. Cascade Brewery and Museum of Old and New Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Wobbly Boot Vineyard (in Campania) and Pressing Matters (in Richmond). On the 27th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, take a stroll through North Hobart, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Seven Mile Beach, Wobbly Boot Vineyard
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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