14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour planner

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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck

— 2 nights
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Coal Mines Historic Site and Port Arthur Historic Site. Get outdoors at Wild Ocean Tasmania and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in September; daily highs in Eaglehawk Neck reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

Hobart

— 4 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seven Mile Beach and Raptor Refuge. Discover out-of-the-way places like Drink Tasmania Premium Tours and Kingston Beach. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, shop like a local with Salamanca Arts Centre, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and explore the world behind art at Maritime Museum OF Tasmania.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Hobart, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:

Coles Bay

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Freycinet National Park and Honeymoon Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at Gala Estate Vineyard and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Friendly Beaches, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

Launceston

— 4 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.
Get some historical perspective at Entally House and The Low Head Lighthouse. National Automobile Museum of Tasmania and Prestige Tours Tasmania are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Wines for Joanie (in Sidmouth), Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, learn about winemaking at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, stroll through Tamar Island Wetlands, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Launceston are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
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.