Tasmania is known for its cool maritime climate. The seasons are distinct, with Summer and Autumn having sunny days and cool nights, Winters being a bit chilly and Spring having mild weather. Getting ready for a self-drive holiday? Know what to bring with our Australian Camping Checklist.
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Summer holidays are between mid-December to late January. There are also 2 week breaks between terms, usually in mid-April, early July and late September. Students also get Easter breaks from Good Friday to Easter Tuesday.
In Tasmania, the Queen's Birthday is celebrated on the second Monday of June, while Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of March. For more holidays, read Public Holidays In Australia.
You can expect sunny days in December, with the temperature being at its highest between January and February. You'll need to bring your sunscreen.
Also, Tasmania is a popular tourist destination during Summer so make sure your campervans and accommodations are booked as early as possible. Use the Quote Calculator on the right side of the page to find motorhomes. MyDriveHoliday also has a great list of Caravan Parks In Tasmania.
The months of March and April have warm days and pleasant evenings, while May experiences several cool days as Winter is coming in. Autumn offers great camping weather, although you will need to pack warm clothes for the evenings.
Don't let the cold stop you. Make sure you have plenty of warm clothing and come over in winter. There are several events happening in June and July, and you can have winter fun in August.
Gardens will now bloom, with the warmer days of September and October. The nights can still be cool, so remember to bring warm clothes. It gets sunnier still in November so don't forget your sunscreen.