60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
King Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Stanley
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Zeehan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Ulverstone
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Launceston
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Ross
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Eaglehawk Neck
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Hobart
— 15 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Bruny Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney


3
nights
King Island

King Island ©
Let the collections at King Island Kelp Craft and King Island Cultural Centre capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Wickham Links and Cape Wickham Lighthouse.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read King Island trip itinerary planning website .

Sydney to King Island is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Stanley.

Things to do in King Island

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:
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King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles
Cape Wickham Lighthouse ©
Cape Wickham Lighthouse
Currie Lighthouse ©
Currie Lighthouse

4
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Shop till you drop at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre and Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Highfield Historic Site and Rocky Cape Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna), Wynyard (Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, Boat Harbour Beach, & more) and Arthur River (The Tarkine Drive & Edge of the World). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from King Island to Stanley. In December, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zeehan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Wynyard, Arthur River, Dip River Forest Reserve, Rocky Cape Lighthouse
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 8:
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

4
nights
Zeehan

Zeehan ©
Zeehan is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139km south-west of Burnie. Museum-lovers will appreciate West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan and Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake St. Clair and The Overland Track. Change things up with these side-trips from Zeehan: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Devils @ Cradle & Marion's Lookout Walk) and Queenstown (Eric Thomas Galley Museum, Horsetail Falls, & more). It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Zeehan Rock Shop.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zeehan trip itinerary app .

Drive from Stanley to Zeehan in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Zeehan

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Queenstown, Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
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West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

4
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Let the collections at Don River Railway and Bass Strait Maritime Centre capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Tasmania’s Town of Murals and Mersey Bluff Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ulverstone: Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains), Sheffield (ONTRAK Gallery, World Of Marbles, & more) and Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Marakoopa Cave). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Reliquaire, and explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ulverstone day trip site .

You can drive from Zeehan to Ulverstone in 2.5 hours. In December in Ulverstone, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sheffield, Devonport, Gunns Plains, Mole Creek, Alum Cliffs
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre

10
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.
Visit Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tamar Island Wetlands and Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: George Town (George Town Watch House & Bass & Flinders Centre), Sidmouth (Wines for Joanie, Loira Vines, & more) and Platypus House (in Beauty Point). There's lots more to do: stop by Goaty Hill Wines, brush up on your military savvy at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, and contemplate the long history of Entally Estate.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Launceston sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Ulverstone to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ross.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Longford, Sidmouth, Low Head, Deloraine, George Town
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 26:
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Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

4
nights
Ross

Ross ©
Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. You'll explore and learn at Tasmanian Wool Centre. and Waddamana Power Station Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Franklin River Nature Trail and Gallery 81. Get out of town with these interesting Ross side-trips: Callington Mill (in Oatlands) and Ratho Golf Course (in Bothwell). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ross Bridge, make a trip to Four Corners of Ross, appreciate the history behind Convict Brick Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Valentine Park.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ross trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Launceston to Ross 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 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Ross

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Campbell Town, Tasmania, Callington Mill, Waddamana Power Station Museum, Ratho Golf Course
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Waddamana Power Station Museum ©
Waddamana Power Station Museum
Gallery 81 ©
Gallery 81

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Friendly Beaches. You'll explore and learn at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers and Waubs Bay Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Melshell Oysters (in Swansea), St Marys (Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery) and Three Thumbs Lookout (in Orford). Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, and stroll through Wineglass Bay.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay day trip site .

Traveling by car from Ross to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

St Marys, Freycinet, Bicheno, Melshell Oysters, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 5:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

4
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coal Mines Historic Site and Three Capes Track. Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site and Copping Convict and Colonial Collection will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Eaglehawk Neck to go to Port Arthur and see Cape Raoul, which is approximately 40 minutes away.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Tasmania, Copping Convict and Colonial Collection, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Coal Mines Historic Site
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 9:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

15
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seven Mile Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. St. David's Cathedral and Shene Tasmania will appeal to history buffs. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to South Cape Bay (in Southwest National Park), Duck Hole Lake Walk (in Dover) and Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston). Dedicate the 12th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. There's lots more to do: pick up some local products at Farm Gate Market, admire the striking features of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, steep yourself in history at Claremont House, and look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co..

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip maker .

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Kingston, Bellerive, Duck Hole Lake Walk, Shene Tasmania
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 24:
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Farm Gate Market ©
Farm Gate Market
Claremont House ©
Claremont House
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

5
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Bruny Lighthouse and Bruny Island Quarantine Station. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Art at The Point Gallery and Bruny Island Premium Wines. Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey, experience rural life at Bruny Island Berry Farm, and make a trip to The Neck.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bruny Island trip maker .

Getting from Hobart to Bruny Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Bruny Island can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:
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Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Art at The Point Gallery ©
Art at The Point Gallery
Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration ©

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