5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  3​h 30​min
1
Stanley
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

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hours
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Stanley vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne to Stanley is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In November, Stanley is a bit cooler than Melbourne - with highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

1
night
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, learn about winemaking at Moores Hill Estate, then learn about winemaking at Wines for Joanie, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tamar Valley Art Shack.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Beauty Point day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Beauty Point takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Wineries Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Holm Oak Vineyards, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tamar Valley Art Shack
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Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards
Moores Hill Estate ©
Moores Hill Estate
Wines for Joanie ©
Wines for Joanie

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

2
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.
On the 29th (Thu), examine the collection at Mona, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then admire the masterpieces at Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, and finally steep yourself in history at Constitution Dock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, then see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hobart online travel planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Hobart are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach, Mona
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Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

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