29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Binalong Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
St Marys
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Bicheno
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Lunawanna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Southport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Tarraleah
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
10
Strahan
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
12
Stanley
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Devonport
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Cataract Gorge Reserve as well as Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston online holiday builder .

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Launceston to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©

1
night
Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay ©
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Binalong Bay tour website .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Binalong Bay takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Binalong Bay are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to St Marys.
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
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Bay of Fires ©
Bay of Fires

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hours
St Marys

St Marys ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, then experience rural life at Seaview Farm, and then explore and take pictures at Coles Bay Jetty.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the St Marys trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Binalong Bay to St Marys takes an hour. October in St Marys sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in St Marys

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

3
nights
Bicheno

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. You've added Freycinet National Park, Friendly Beaches, Bicheno Visitor Information Centre, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Bicheno to go to St Helens and see St Columba Waterfall, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, explore the striking landscape of Douglas-Apsley National Park, get great views at Whalers Lookout, and kick back and relax at Denison Beach.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bicheno online trip planner .

Traveling by car from St Marys to Bicheno takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Bicheno are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Kate's Berry Farm, St Columba Waterfall
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Salamanca Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Port Arthur Historic Site (in Port Arthur). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, savor the flavors at Cascade Brewery, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and get great views at Constitution Dock.

For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Getting from Bicheno to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Hobart, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lunawanna.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Port Arthur Historic Site
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

2
nights
Lunawanna

Lunawanna ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, and then explore and take pictures at Bruny Island Berry Farm. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse and then explore the striking landscape of South Bruny National Park.

Discover how to plan a Lunawanna trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Hobart to Lunawanna in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lunawanna can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Southport.

Things to do in Lunawanna

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, Bruny Island Honey, Art at The Point Gallery
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
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South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
The Neck ©
The Neck
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

2
nights
Southport

Southport ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hastings Caves State Reserve. On the 2nd (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Cockle Creek, then contemplate the waterfront views at Duckhole Lake, and then boost your wellbeing at Hastings Caves State Reserve.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Southport trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Lunawanna to Southport by car takes about 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for Mount Field National Park on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Southport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Duckhole Lake, Hastings Caves State Reserve
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Hastings Caves State Reserve ©
Hastings Caves State Reserve

1
night
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Before you visit Mount Field National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Southport to Mount Field National Park in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Mount Field National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for Tarraleah.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature Parks
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

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Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tarraleah Falls as well as Tarraleah Power Station Lookout.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tarraleah attractions planner.

Drive from Mount Field National Park to Tarraleah in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Tarraleah

Nature Parks
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Tarraleah Falls ©
Tarraleah Falls
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

4
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
You've now added Gordon River Cruises to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strahan: Nelson Falls (in Queenstown), Devils @ Cradle (in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park) and Zeehan (Spray Tunnel & West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, get outside with Henty Dunes, and kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Strahan trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tarraleah to Strahan in 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Fri) before leaving for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Zeehan, Nelson Falls, Devils @ Cradle
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Gordon River Cruises ©
Gordon River Cruises
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit and then steep yourself in history at Kenworthys Stamper Mill.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip tool .

Getting from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. 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

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waratah, "Wee Georgie Wood"
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 11:
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
©
"Wee Georgie Wood"

4
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanley: Rocky Cape Lighthouse (in Rocky Cape), Edge of the World (in Arthur River) and Wynyard (Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, Boat Harbour Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, make a trip to The Big Tree, and delve into the lush surroundings at Dip River Forest Reserve.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Stanley trip planner .

You can 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. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wynyard, Mawbanna, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, Edge of the World
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 15:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Dip River Forest Reserve ©
Dip River Forest Reserve

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night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 15th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lobster Ponds and then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Devonport road trip site .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Devonport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Devonport, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lobster Ponds, Stanley Discovery Museum
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
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Stanley Discovery Museum ©
Stanley Discovery Museum
Lobster Ponds ©
Lobster Ponds

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