11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Launceston Airport, Drive to St Helens
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St Helens
— 1 day
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Taranna
— 1 night
Drive
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Geeveston
— 1 night
Drive
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Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly

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St Helens

— 1 day
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, then rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Eureka Farm, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our St Helens online trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to St Helens is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to St Helens is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, you will find days in St Helens are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are colder (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:

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 1st (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at East Coast Natureworld, and then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, then stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Taranna.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

Taranna

— 1 night
Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll through Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then trek along Three Capes Track, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Taranna attractions planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Taranna in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Geeveston.

Things to do in Taranna

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:

Geeveston

— 1 night
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Arve Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tahune Forest AirWalk, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Esperance.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Geeveston trip planner.

Drive from Taranna to Geeveston in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

Mole Creek

— 2 nights
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 5th (Sat), Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, then Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Melita Honey Farm, relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, then admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Westmorland Falls.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mole Creek holiday planner.

Getting from Geeveston to Mole Creek by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:

Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage, shop like a local with Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, look for gifts at Providore 24, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Nut State Reserve.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Stanley journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Stanley takes 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

Launceston

— 2 nights

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.
On the 8th (Tue), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seahorse World, then stroll through Platypus House, then stroll through Tamar Island Wetlands, and finally appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Launceston road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:

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.