How to turn 20 days of leave into 57 days of holidays in Tasmania

Maximise your leave days to get the most out of your holidays in 2021.

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With four long weekends and a handful of other public holidays scattered throughout the year, Tasmania boasts the highest number of holidays in Australia. And being a small-yet-diverse state that just begs for weekend road trips, we want you to make the absolute most of it.

While not all of Tasmania gets a bonus day off for the Royal Hobart Regatta, we’ve calculated the holiday days for the parts of the state that do get a public holiday on this day.

When to plan your holidays:

Book in annual leave for the days in italics. The other days are either weekends or public holidays.


Friday 1 January (Public holiday: New Year's Day)

Saturday 2 January

Sunday 3 January

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Saturday 23 January

Sunday 24 January

Monday 25 January

Tuesday 26 January (Public holiday: Australia Day)

Wednesday 27 January

Thursday 28 January

Friday 29 January

Saturday 30 January

Sunday 31 January

  • Holiday length: 9 days
  • Annual leave used: 4 days
  • Holiday suggestion: Head to New Zealand and make it easier on yourself by booking a tour as well.


Saturday 6 February

Sunday 7 February

Monday 8 February (Public holiday in Hobart: Royal Hobart Regatta)

  • Holiday length: 3 days
  • Annual leave used: 0 days
  • Holiday suggestion: Take a short drive up the coast to Freycinet or west to the Hartz Mountains.


Saturday 6 March

Sunday 7 March

Monday 8 March (Public holiday: Eight Hours Day)


Saturday 27 March

Sunday 28 March

Monday 29 March

Tuesday 30 March

Wednesday 31 March

Thursday 1 April

Friday 2 April (Public holiday: Good Friday)

Saturday 3 April

Sunday 4 April

Monday 5 April (Public holiday: Easter Monday)

Tuesday 6 April (Public holiday for select professions: Easter Tuesday)

Wednesday 7 April

Thursday 8 April

Friday 9 April

Saturday 10 April

Sunday 11 April


Saturday 12 June

Sunday 13 June

Monday 14 June (Public holiday: Queen's Birthday)

Tuesday 15 June

Wednesday 16 June

Thursday 17 June

Friday 18 June

Saturday 19 June

Sunday 20 June


Thursday 21 October (Public holiday: Royal Hobart Show)

Friday 22 October

Saturday 23 October

Sunday 24 October

  • Holiday length: 4 days
  • Annual leave used: 1 day
  • Holiday suggestion: Join the fun at the Royal Hobart Show.


Saturday 25 December

Sunday 26 December

Monday 27 December (Public holiday: Christmas Day)

Tuesday 28 December (Public holiday: Boxing Day)

Wednesday 29 December

Thursday 30 December

Friday 31 December

Saturday 1 January

Sunday 2 January

Monday 3 January (Public holiday: New Year's Eve)

  • Holiday length: 10 days, including 1–3 January which is a long weekend
  • Annual leave used: 3 days
  • Holiday suggestion: Spend Christmas on the high seas cruising to the South Pacific islands. Or, ring in the new year with a dedicated New Year's Eve cruise.


  • Total holiday days: 57 days
  • Annual leave used: 20 days

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