14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour planner

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Make it your trip
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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 Tasman Arch.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck vacation website.

Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in September, expect Eaglehawk Neck to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 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 Hartz Mountains National Park. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, view the masterpieces at Salamanca Arts Centre, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip maker site.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Shopping

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 Friendly Beaches. Get a sense of the local culture at Gala Estate Vineyard and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and kick back and relax at Honeymoon 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 · Nature · 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), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). 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.