14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Start: Launceston
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Launceston
— 2 nights
End: Launceston

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Go for a jaunt from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Parrawe to see Hellyer Gorge about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, and step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour itinerary planner.

Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Strahan.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Macquarie Island, Hellyer Gorge
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Macquarie Island ©
Macquarie Island

1
night
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, thenexamine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Strahan trip site.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

4
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
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.
Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Shene Distillery (in Pontville) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Hobart visit planner.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Shene Distillery, The Sensory Tasmania, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, thenmake a trip to Mount Brown and Crescent Bay Walking Track, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, thenget to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Penitentiary.

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

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours, thenwalk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

2
nights
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 11th (Fri): stroll around City Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Launceston online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Tours Parks
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Wine Tours & Tastings
City Park ©
City Park

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