33 days in Tasmania Itinerary

33 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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33 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  12​h
1
King Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Stanley
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Sheffield
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
St Helens
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Perth

2
nights
King Island

King Island ©
King Island is known for historic sites, nature, shopping, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Cape Wickham Links, look and learn at Shag Lagoon Bird Hide, identify plant and animal life at King Island Rambles, and look for gifts at King Island Dairy.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our King Island online holiday planner .

Perth to King Island is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to King Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in King Island

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 24:
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King Island Trail Rides ©
King Island Trail Rides
King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles
Currie Lighthouse ©
Currie Lighthouse

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanley: Boat Harbour Beach (in Wynyard), Edge of the World (in Arthur River) and Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage, take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, and steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Stanley journey planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from King Island to Stanley. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Sheffield.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dip River Forest Reserve, Edge of the World, Boat Harbour Beach
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:
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Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

3
nights
Sheffield

Sheffield
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Explore Sheffield's surroundings by going to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake Circuit, & more), Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh) and 3 Willows Vineyard (in Meander). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Llama Farma and make a trip to Mosaic Pathway.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sheffield trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Sheffield takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Sheffield are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Alum Cliffs, 3 Willows Vineyard, Llama Farma
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook), Little Rivers Brewing Co (in Scottsdale) and Leven Canyon (in Ulverstone). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip site .

Drive from Sheffield to Launceston in 1.5 hours. November in Launceston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Longford, Little Rivers Brewing Co, Delamere Vineyards, Leven Canyon, Notley Fern Gorge
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting St Helens side-trips: Chinese Heritage Mining Area (in Branxholm), Mount William National Park (in Scottsdale) and Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings (in Legerwood).

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the St Helens itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in St Helens are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St Marys, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, Bay of Fires, Mount William National Park
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno), Four Corners of Ross (in Ross) and Dolphin Sands (Melshell Oyster Shack & Kings Fine Art Gallery). There's still lots to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Coles Bay Jetty, and make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay travel planner .

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Dolphin Sands, Cranbrook, Four Corners of Ross, Coles Bay Jetty
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet 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.
Take a break from Port Arthur with a short trip to Fossil Bay Lookout in Eaglehawk Neck, about 30 minutes away.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur itinerary planning app .

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island 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.
Hobart is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Hobart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Museum of Old and New Art
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 23:
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

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