58 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

58 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

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58 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  29​h
Coles Bay
— 17 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 19 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
— 18 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Zurich

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wineglass Bay and Friendly Beaches. Get some cultural insight at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration and Milton Vineyard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld & Denison Beach) and Swansea (Melshell Oysters, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, & more). Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hazards Beach, get your game on at Freycinet Paintball, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay online trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Coles Bay is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Zurich to Coles Bay due to the time zone difference. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea
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Hazards Beach ©
Hazards Beach
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Milton Vineyard ©
Milton Vineyard


Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Explore hidden gems such as Darlington Vineyard and Raspins Beach. There's more to do: get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Orford itinerary builder app .

Drive from Coles Bay to Orford in 1.5 hours. In November in Orford, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will leave for Scamander on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Orford

Beaches Outdoors Wineries
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Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach


Scamander ©
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Shop in the Bush and Eureka Farm. Do your shopping at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery and Suncoast Gallery. Explore Scamander's surroundings by going to Pyengana (St Columba Falls Reserve & Pyengana Dairy), Bay of Fires (in Binalong Bay) and St Helens (St Columba Waterfall, Priory Ridge, & more). Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Douglas-Apsley National Park. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, tee off at Scamander River Golf Course, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and experience rural life at Seaview Farm.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Scamander trip itinerary app .

Drive from Orford to Scamander in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Scamander

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

St Helens, St Marys, Pyengana, Bay of Fires, Douglas-Apsley National Park
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Eureka Farm ©
Eureka Farm
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
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