10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania holiday planner

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Make it your trip
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kettering
— 1 day
Drive
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Huonville
— 1 night
Drive
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Bruny Island
— 1 night
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Taxi to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Bus to Eaglehawk Neck
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Eaglehawk Neck
Drive
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Coles Bay
Drive
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Swansea
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night

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Hobart

— 3 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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 Mount Wellington as well as Salamanca Market. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): shop like a local with Salamanca Market, admire the sheer force of Secret Falls, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at The Sensory Tasmania, learn about winemaking at Pooley Wines, and then take a leisurely stroll along Brooke Street Pier.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hobart fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Hobart. October in Hobart sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kettering.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:

Kettering

— 1 day
Kettering is a coastal town on the D'Entrecasteaux Channel (37 km south of Hobart) opposite Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia. On the 4th (Mon), kick back and relax at Tinderbox Marine Reserve.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kettering online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Kettering takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Kettering are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Huonville.

Things to do in Kettering

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

Huonville

— 1 night
Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Plan my trip to Huonville with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Kettering to Huonville takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Huonville are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 5th (Tue), you're off to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Huonville

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

Bruny Island

— 1 night
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
The Neck has been added to your itinerary. On the 5th (Tue), stop by Bruny Island Honey and then don't miss a visit to The Neck.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island day trip app.

Drive from Huonville to Bruny Island in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Bruny Island can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:

Eaglehawk Neck

Find out how to plan Eaglehawk Neck trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of taxi, ferry, and bus from Bruny Island to Eaglehawk Neck takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In October, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will leave for Coles Bay on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wineglass Bay. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay.

Plan a trip to Coles Bay easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Swansea.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Swansea

— 2 nights
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiky Beach Conservation Area.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Swansea attractions app.

Getting from Coles Bay to Swansea by car takes about an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Swansea

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
Highlights from your trip

Bicheno

— 1 night
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. Bicheno Blowhole has been added to your itinerary.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bicheno travel planner.

You can drive from Swansea to Bicheno in an hour. October in Bicheno sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for Hobart.
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:

Hobart

— 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Mount Wellington as well as Salamanca Market. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and then appreciate the history behind Cenotaph. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach and then take a stroll through Sullivans Cove.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart visit website.

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:

Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.