60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Stanley
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Sheffield
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
St Helens
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Port Arthur
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Hobart
— 10 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Toronto

3
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Get out of town with these interesting Mount Field National Park side-trips: Ratho Golf Course (in Bothwell), Strathgordon (Gordon Dam & Creepy Crawly Nature Trail) and Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse).

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Field National Park travel route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Mount Field National Park is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect Mount Field National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Strathgordon, Lawrenny Estate Distillery, Ratho Golf Course, Willow Creek Miniature Goats, Maydena Bike Park
Find places to stay May 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Willow Creek Miniature Goats ©
Willow Creek Miniature Goats
Ratho Golf Course ©
Ratho Golf Course

5
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe), Mt Donaldson (in Corinna) and Reece Dam (in Zeehan). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood", and hike along Crater Lake Circuit.

To plan Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Stanley.

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

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Reece Dam, Hellyer Gorge, Mt Donaldson, Philosopher Falls
Find places to stay May 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

5
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stanley: Mawbanna (The Big Tree & Dip River Forest Reserve), Arthur River (Edge of the World, The Tarkine Drive, & more) and Wynyard (Boat Harbour Beach, Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, & more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, stop by The Angel's Share, and view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Stanley trip planning site .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In May in Stanley, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Sheffield.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Arthur River, Wynyard, Mawbanna, The Arty Duck
Find places to stay May 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach

5
nights
Sheffield

Sheffield ©
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sheffield: Derwent Bridge (Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park & The Wall in the Wilderness), Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh) and Mole Creek (Marakoopa Cave, Mole Creek Caves, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Tasmania’s Town of Murals, identify plant and animal life at Llama Farma, look for gifts at Twelve Acre Wood, and delve into the lush surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sheffield tour itinerary website .

You can drive from Stanley to Sheffield in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sheffield can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Deloraine, Derwent Bridge, Franklin River Nature Trail, Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay May 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

11
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House), Sidmouth (Loira Vines & Wines for Joanie) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, learn about winemaking at Bell & Gong, and get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Launceston trip planner .

You can drive from Sheffield to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Longford, Devonport, Beauty Point, Bridport, Sidmouth
Find places to stay May 21 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bay of Fires (in Binalong Bay), Mount William National Park (in Scottsdale) and Pyengana (St Columba Falls Reserve & Pyengana Dairy). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, pause for some photo ops at Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, and admire the sheer force of Halls Falls.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the St Helens vacation planner .

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In June in St Helens, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

St Marys, Pyengana, Branxholm, Mount William National Park, Bay of Fires
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:
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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno), Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Four Corners of Ross (in Ross). There's lots more to do: get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oyster Shack, have some family-friendly fun at Freycinet Paintball & Campground, and take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Dolphin Sands, Freycinet, Four Corners of Ross
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

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 find plenty of places to visit near Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman National Park, Fossil Bay Lookout, & more) and Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites, don't miss a visit to Mount Brown and Crescent Bay Walking Track, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Coal Mines Historic Site
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 19:
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

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.
Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Raptor Refuge (in Kettering), Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours (in Richmond) and Buckland (Twamley Farm, Tasmanian Bushland Garden, & more). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hobart online tour planner .

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, Buckland, Raptor Refuge, Tasmania Golf Club, Kingston Beach
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 29:
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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