60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Launceston
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Stanley
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
King Island
— 5 nights
Travel:  5​h 45​min
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Mole Creek
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
St Helens
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Taranna
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Geeveston
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

12
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Get outdoors at The Tamar Valley and Bridport Walking Track. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Tamar Valley Art Shack (in Clarence Point), The Low Head Lighthouse (in Low Head) and Longford (Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Brickendon Estate, & more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, take in the dramatic natural features at Ben Lomond National Park, play a few rounds at Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course, and contemplate the long history of Entally Estate.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Launceston vacation planner .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Launceston at 20°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Longford, Beauty Point, Bridport, Sidmouth, North East Rail Trail
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 13:
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Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Ben Lomond Ski Resort ©
Ben Lomond Ski Resort

6
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Nut State Reserve and Rocky Cape Lighthouse. Museum-lovers will appreciate Makers Workshop and Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Stanley side-trips: Burnie (Burnie Regional Museum, Guide Falls Reserve, & more), Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna) and Wynyard (Boat Harbour Beach, Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, & more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, don't miss a visit to The Big Tree, look for all kinds of wild species at Hellyer Gorge, and stop by Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Stanley trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Stanley are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to King Island.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Burnie, Wynyard, Mawbanna, Cormorant Bay Recreational Reserve, Lobster Ponds
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 19:
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Dip River Forest Reserve ©
Dip River Forest Reserve
Guide Falls Reserve ©
Guide Falls Reserve
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

5
nights
King Island

King Island ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Wickham Links and Cape Wickham Lighthouse. Step off the beaten path and head to King Island Rambles and King Island Farm Tours - Meat Your Beef.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the King Island vacation planner .

Explore your travel options from Stanley to King Island with the Route module. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in King Island

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:
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Cape Wickham Lighthouse ©
Cape Wickham Lighthouse
King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles
King Island Trail Rides ©
King Island Trail Rides

5
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get in touch with nature at Devils @ Cradle and Lake St. Clair. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Overland Track and Philosopher Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Tarraleah Power Station Lookout (in Tarraleah), Zeehan Rock Shop (in Zeehan) and Waddamana Power Station Museum (in Waddamana). Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Larmairremener tabelti, and examine the collection at "Wee Georgie Wood".

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park itinerary planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from King Island to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

"Wee Georgie Wood", Zeehan Rock Shop, Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Philosopher Falls
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

6
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Leven Canyon. House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and Deloraine Creative Studios are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mole Creek: The Truffledore (in Barrington), Giant Penguin (in Penguin) and Preston Falls (in Ulverstone). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, and get a taste of the local shopping with Turners Beach Berry Patch.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mole Creek day trip site .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mole Creek in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ulverstone, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, Deloraine Creative Studios, Gunns Plains Caves, Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bay of Fires Conservation Area and St Columba Waterfall. Appreciate the collections at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers and East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Evercreech Forest Reserve (in Mathinna), Little Blue Lake (in South Mount Cameron) and St Marys (Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery).

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our St Helens online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mole Creek to St Helens in 3 hours. November in St Helens sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

St Marys, Pyengana, Little Blue Lake, Evercreech Forest Reserve, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and East Coast Natureworld will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Spiky Bridge are in your itinerary. Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. Spend a day of island exploring on the 16th (Fri) at Maria Island National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, stroll through Honeymoon Bay, and do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard.

You can plan Coles Bay trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Taranna.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno, Maria Island National Park, Spiky Bridge, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

6
nights
Taranna

Taranna ©
Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Constitution Dock. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Richmond Gaol. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taranna: Seven Mile Beach (in Seven Mile Beach), Hobart (Cascade Brewery & Maritime Museum of Tasmania) and Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell). Fill the 21st (Wed) with the natural beauty at Lime Bay State Reserve. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site, kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, and hike along Waterfall Bay.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Taranna tour planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Taranna by car takes about 3 hours. In November in Taranna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Taranna

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Hobart, Bellerive Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Nonesuch Distillery
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

6
nights
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tahune Forest AirWalk and Duck Hole Lake Walk. Escape the urban bustle at Russell Falls and Fern Tree. Change things up with these side-trips from Geeveston: Kingston Beach (in Kingston), Lake Dobson (in Mount Field National Park) and South Cape Bay (in Southwest National Park). Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Pelverata Falls Track, look for gifts at Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, admire the sheer force of Arve Falls, and experience rural life at Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Geeveston trip planner.

Drive from Taranna to Geeveston in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Field National Park, Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, Pelverata Falls Track, Hartz Mountains National Park, South Cape Bay
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park

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