9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Taranna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Wellington

1
night
Taranna

Taranna ©
Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. You can plan Taranna trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Wellington, New Zealand to Taranna is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In December in Taranna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in Taranna

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Coal Mines Historic Site, Port Arthur Historic Site
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site

1
night
Bicheno

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bicheno travel planning tool .

Drive from Taranna to Bicheno in 3 hours. In December in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Suncoast Gallery, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

Plan trip to St Helens with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Bicheno to St Helens in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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night
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tamar River.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Beauty Point trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from St Helens to Beauty Point in 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tamar River, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Holm Oak Vineyards
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): look for gifts at Providore 24, look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, get a taste of the local shopping with Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Stanley journey planner.

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to Stanley takes 2.5 hours. January in Stanley sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

3
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 4th (Fri), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, look for gifts at Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery, then learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Mona, then admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Hobart takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In January in Hobart, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
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Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Maritime Museum of Tasmania
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

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