11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Mole Creek
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h
End: Singapore

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seahorse World, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to Launceston is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect nights in Launceston to be cooler, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in St Helens are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Step out of Coles Bay with an excursion to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Freycinet Marine Farm.

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Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bicheno
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

1
night
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Willow Creek Miniature Goats, identify plant and animal life at Tall Trees Walk, and then admire the sheer force of Russell Falls.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park route maker app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Mount Field National Park takes 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Willow Creek Miniature Goats
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Willow Creek Miniature Goats ©
Willow Creek Miniature Goats

3
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cradle Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mole Creek trip planner.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Mole Creek in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Alum Cliffs, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
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Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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