26 days in Tasmania Itinerary

26 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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26 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Orford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Tarraleah
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for gifts at The Angel's Share and then get a taste of the local shopping with Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage, stop by Providore 24, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley trip itinerary builder tool .

Adelaide to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. In March, Stanley is slightly colder than Adelaide - with highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

#Parks, #Scenic Drive, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Wynyard
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 6:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

5
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.
Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Woolmers Estate (in Longford), Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena) and Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, steep yourself in history at Entally Estate, stroll through City Park, and stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Launceston online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. March in Launceston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Goaty Hill Wines, Bridport Walking Track, Woolmers Estate, Holm Oak Vineyards
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 11:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno), St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Friendly Beaches, and learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay day trip app .

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, Gala Estate Vineyard, Melshell Oysters, St Columba Waterfall
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:
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Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

2
nights
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park and then appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Baptist Chuch, then get a taste of the local shopping with Bream Creek Farmers Market, then see the interesting displays at Copping Convict and Colonial Collection, and finally get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Orford road trip website .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Orford in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Orford are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

Copping, Tasmania, St John the Baptist Chuch
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
St John the Baptist Chuch ©
St John the Baptist Chuch

3
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Get out of town with these interesting Port Arthur side-trips: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman Arch, Devil's Kitchen, & more) and Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River).

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur journey planner.

You can drive from Orford to Port Arthur in 2 hours. In March in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately 30 minutes away. On the 25th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, and kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip maker .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tarraleah.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trips

The Wicked Cheese Co., Cooks Beach, Mona, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

4
nights
Tarraleah

Tarraleah
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tarraleah: Nelson Falls (in Queenstown), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Devils @ Cradle, Dove Lake Circuit, & more) and The Wall in the Wilderness (in Derwent Bridge).

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tarraleah road trip planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Tarraleah in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tarraleah

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Nelson Falls, The Wall in the Wilderness, Franklin River Nature Trail
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 29:
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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