57 days in Tasmania Itinerary

57 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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57 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Devonport
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Scottsdale
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
St Helens
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Orford
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Bruny Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Dodges Ferry
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Geeveston
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Ross
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Stanley
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Launceston
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
End: Devonport

3
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a town in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chinese Heritage Mining Area and Bridestowe Lavender Estate. Get outdoors at Barnbougle Dunes and Bridport Walking Track. Change things up with these side-trips from Scottsdale: Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails (in Derby), Ben Lomond National Park (in Ben Lomond National Park) and Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook). The adventure continues: make a trip to Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Scottsdale itinerary planning app .

Devonport to Scottsdale is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In March, daytime highs in Scottsdale are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Bridport, Delamere Vineyards, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, Chinese Heritage Mining Area, Bridestowe Lavender Estate
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:
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Bridport Walking Track ©
Bridport Walking Track
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
Bridestowe Lavender Estate ©
Bridestowe Lavender Estate

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyengana Dairy & Holy Cow Cafe and St Columba Waterfall. Get in touch with nature at Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Little Blue Lake. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Helens: Halls Falls (in Perth (Tasmania)), Blue Tier Forest Reserve (in Weldborough) and St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read St Helens day trip planning website .

You can drive from Scottsdale to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In March in St Helens, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll set off for Coles Bay on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St Marys, Pyengana, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Halls Falls, Eureka Farm
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 26:
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Blue Tier ©
Blue Tier

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Freycinet National Park and East Coast Natureworld. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Friendly Beaches and Honeymoon Bay. There's lots more to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, get interesting insight from Tours, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

3
nights
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. You've now added Maria Island National Park to your itinerary. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout and make a trip to Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Orford sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Orford in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Bruny Island on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Orford

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tasmania
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout
Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial ©
Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial

3
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Visit Cape Bruny Lighthouse and Bruny Island Quarantine Station for their historical value. Visiting South Bruny National Park and Cape Queen Elizabeth will get you outdoors.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Bruny Island online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Orford to Bruny Island in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Dodges Ferry.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Trails
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

5
nights
Dodges Ferry

Dodges Ferry ©
Dodges Ferry is a small township on the eastern side of the entrance to Pittwater in south eastern Tasmania, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Seven Mile Beach and Cape Raoul. Escape the urban bustle at Three Capes Track and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dodges Ferry: Eaglehawk Neck (Tessellated Pavement, Waterfall Bay, & more) and Port Arthur (Port Arthur Historic Site & Shipstern Bluff). Fill the 6th (Fri) with the natural beauty at Lime Bay State Reserve. It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site and contemplate the waterfront views at Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck.

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Drive from Bruny Island to Dodges Ferry in 2.5 hours. April in Dodges Ferry sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Dodges Ferry

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site, Seven Mile Beach, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 10:
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Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

6
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Take a break from the city and head to Wings Wildlife Park and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Gunns Plains Caves and Melita Honey Farm. Explore Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park's surroundings by going to Philosopher Falls (in Waratah), Mole Creek (Lobster Falls & Westmorland Falls) and Ulverstone (Preston Falls & Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts).

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning website .

Getting from Dodges Ferry to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hobart.

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

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Sheffield, Gunns Plains, Mole Creek, Ulverstone, Wilmot Country Store
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 16:
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk

5
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Runnymede as well as Mount Wellington. You'll get in some beach time at Long Beach and Kingston Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and St. David's Cathedral. Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, kick back and relax at Opossum Bay Beach, tour the water at your own pace with Tasmanian Boat Charters, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tinderbox Marine Nature Reserve.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Hobart by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Geeveston.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Bellerive Beach, Kingston Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Claremont House
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 21:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

6
nights
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Popular historic sites such as South Cape Bay Walk and Willow Court Asylum are in your itinerary. Visiting Hartz Mountains National Park and Tynwald Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Geeveston: Junee Caves (in Maydena), Duck Hole Lake Walk (in Dover) and Huonville (Pelverata Falls Track & Mount Misery Walk).

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Geeveston visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Geeveston takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Geeveston can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ross.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Huonville, Cygnet, New Norfolk, South Cape Bay, Duck Hole Lake Walk
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 27:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park
South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay

3
nights
Ross

Ross ©
Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Melshell Oysters and Lake Dulverton. Step off the beaten path and head to Ross Female Factory and Callington Mill. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Tasmanian Wool Centre., take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 81, pause for some photo ops at Convict Brick Trail, and stop by Classwood.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ross day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Geeveston to Ross takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Ross

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Oatlands, Campbell Town, Melshell Oyster Shack, Ross Bridge
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
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Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Ross Female Factory ©
Ross Female Factory
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack

2
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 30th (Mon), get outside with Henty Dunes, then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, and then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Sarah Island Historic Site and then hike along Kelly Basin.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Strahan travel planner.

You can drive from Ross to Strahan in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kelly Basin, Sarah Island Historic Site
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Kelly Basin ©
Kelly Basin
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Sarah Island Historic Site ©
Sarah Island Historic Site

6
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get some historical perspective at Highfield Historic Site and Table Cape Lighthouse Experience. Discover out-of-the-way places like Boat Harbour Beach and Hellyer Gorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanley: Lobster Ponds (in Flowerdale), Burnie (Guide Falls Reserve, Fernglade Reserve, & more) and Rocky Cape Lighthouse (in Rocky Cape). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, make a trip to The Arty Duck, take a peaceful walk through Dip River Forest Reserve, and take some stellar pictures from Trethewies Lookout.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Strahan to Stanley in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Burnie, Mawbanna, Arthur River, Wynyard, Lobster Ponds
Find places to stay May 2 — 8:
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Guide Falls Reserve ©
Guide Falls Reserve

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Brickendon Colonial Farm Village and Entally Estate. Escape the urban bustle at Cataract Gorge Reserve and Lilydale Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: The Low Head Lighthouse (in Low Head), Lillico Beach Conservation Area (in Lillico) and Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame (in Latrobe). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Coles Beach, relax in the rural setting at Hillwood Berry Farm, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Narawntapu National Park, and view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston itinerary website .

You can drive from Stanley to Launceston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Launceston are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Devonport, Tasmania, The Low Head Lighthouse, Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Find places to stay May 8 — 13:
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village

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