47 days in Tasmania Itinerary

47 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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47 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Sheffield
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Stanley
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Launceston
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
St Helens
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Port Arthur
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 10 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Perth

4
nights
Sheffield

Sheffield
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sheffield: 3 Willows Vineyard (in Meander), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake Circuit, & more) and The Wall in the Wilderness (in Derwent Bridge). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, don't miss a visit to Mosaic Pathway, experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, and explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sheffield day trip planning tool .

Perth to Sheffield is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. In February, Sheffield is little chillier than Perth - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, The Wall in the Wilderness, 3 Willows Vineyard, Alum Cliffs, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Attractions like Boat Harbour Beach and Green Point Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Stanley side-trips: Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna) and Edge of the World (in Arthur River). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, and make a trip to The Arty Duck.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Sheffield to Stanley takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Smithton, Edge of the World, Boat Harbour Beach, Dip River Forest Reserve
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World

10
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.
Attractions like Seahorse World and Coles Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Mt George Lookout (in George Town), Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Stanley to Launceston in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In February in Launceston, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Longford, Devonport, Beauty Point, Tasmanian Glassblowers, Leven Canyon
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from St Helens: St Marys (St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery), Bay of Fires (in Binalong Bay) and Pyengana (Pyengana Dairy & St Columba Falls Reserve).

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St Helens road trip planning website .

Drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pyengana, St Marys, Perth (Tasmania), Bay of Fires, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Spiky Beach Conservation Area and Wineglass Bay. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook), Dolphin Sands (Kings Fine Art Gallery & Melshell Oyster Shack) and Denison Beach (in Bicheno). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park, get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay planning tool .

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Dolphin Sands, Freycinet, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. On the 2nd (Mon), let little ones run wild at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Baptist Chuch, then relax in the rural setting at Twamley Farm, and finally kick back and relax at Raspins Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Orford day trip website .

Getting from Coles Bay to Orford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Fun & Games Beaches

Side Trip

Buckland
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Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden

8
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Stewarts Bay and Safety Cove Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Waterfall Bay, Fortescue Bay, & more) and Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Orford to Port Arthur in 2 hours. In March in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay

10
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.
Family-friendly places like Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and Grote Reber Museum will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to South Cape Bay (in Southwest National Park), Okines Beach (in Dodges Ferry) and Picton River (in Huonville). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart visit planner .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Richmond, Bellerive Beach, Grote Reber Museum, Hartz Mountains National Park, Hinsby Beach
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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

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