14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 2 nights
2
Stanley
— 2 nights
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
4
Strahan
— 1 night
5
Derwent Bridge
— 1 night
6
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
7
St Helens
— 2 nights
8
Launceston
— 1 night

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Launceston

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 28th (Mon), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip builder site.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Launceston reach 25°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Wineries · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.9

2
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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Boat Harbour Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Fossil Bluff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then stop by The Angel's Share, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Stanley trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Stanley are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Scenic Drive
Boat Harbour Beach
5.0
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Wildlife Area
The Nut State Reserve
4.7
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Historic Site
Highfield Historic Site
4.8

2
nights

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 1st (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
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Must see
Dove Lake Circuit
4.8
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World heritage site
Lake St. Clair
4.3

1
night
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 3rd (Sun), admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
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Specialty Museum
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
4.5

1
night
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. On the 4th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, then explore the activities along Franklin River Nature Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Derwent Bridge online travel planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Derwent Bridge in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Mountain
Frenchmans Cap
5.0

2
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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 5th (Tue), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout. Keep things going the next day: stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and finally get great views at Whalers Lookout.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay planner.

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
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Landmark
Bicheno Blowhole
4.2
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.3

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, take in the dramatic scenery at Halls Falls, then experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the St Helens trip planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
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1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©

The Heart of Tasmania

Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): walk around City Park, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

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

You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:
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Park
City Park
4.6
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.9

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