11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 day
Bus
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 day
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 13th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair and then get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park attractions planner.

Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Strahan.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Nature · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Strahan day trip planning app.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:

Hobart

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, and admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hobart online vacation builder.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:

Eaglehawk Neck

— 2 nights
On the 19th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then get engrossed in the history at Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Tessellated Pavement. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): hike along Three Capes Track, then explore the activities along Waterfall Bay, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:

Coles Bay

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay visit planner.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:

Launceston

— 1 night

The Heart of Tasmania

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): walk around City Park, ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

Plan a Launceston trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 23:

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.