13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Geeveston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Mole Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Hobart

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 12th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, then find something for the whole family at Penny Royal Adventures, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and finally don't miss a visit to The Town Clock. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then have some family-friendly fun at Gorge Scenic Chairlift, and then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Launceston trip simple and quick.

Hobart to Launceston is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. January in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Penny Royal Adventures ©
Penny Royal Adventures
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, look for gifts at Providore 24, then take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then look for gifts at The Angel's Share, and finally make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Stanley sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

2
nights
Coles Bay

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.
On the 15th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay Lookout and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Honeymoon Bay, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

2
nights
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Arve Falls and then look for all kinds of wild species at Fern Tree. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Picton River and then hike along Tahune Forest AirWalk.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Geeveston trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coles Bay to Geeveston. In January, daytime highs in Geeveston are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Fern Tree, Picton River
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk

2
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
On the 19th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Dobson and then delve into the lush surroundings at Styx Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Willow Creek Miniature Goats and then delve into the lush surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Field National Park trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Geeveston to Mount Field National Park in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Willow Creek Miniature Goats, Styx Valley, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Lake Dobson ©
Lake Dobson
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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Narawntapu National Park and then walk around Penguin Foreshore. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Alum Cliffs, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek trip itinerary maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Mount Field National Park to Mole Creek with the Route module. In January, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Alum Cliffs, Narawntapu National Park, Penguin Foreshore
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
King Solomans Caves ©
King Solomans Caves
Narawntapu National Park ©
Narawntapu National Park

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