14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
St Helens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Brisbane

3
nights
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.
Head to Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery and East Coast Art Supplies & Galleryfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery and Waubs Bay Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Helens: Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld & Nature & Wildlife Tours).

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St Helens journey app .

Brisbane to St Helens is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Brisbane, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in St Helens, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and National Automobile Museum of Tasmania are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Goaty Hill Wines and The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Platypus House (in Beauty Point), Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek) and Deloraine Creative Studios (in Deloraine). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and take in the exciting artwork at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Launceston day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. In November in Launceston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Deloraine Creative Studios, Woolmers Estate, Tasmanian Glassblowers, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse, enjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, take in the exciting artwork at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, stop by The Angel's Share, then stop by Providore 24, and finally don't miss a visit to The Big Tree.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Stanley online holiday planner .

Getting from Launceston to Stanley by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Stanley are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Stanley

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Wynyard, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, The Big Tree
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Salamanca Arts Centre. Shop till you drop at Farm Gate Market and Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Tahune Forest AirWalk in Geeveston--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, admire the striking features of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, steep yourself in history at Cascade Brewery, and explore the galleries of Richmond Gaol.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner .

You can drive from Stanley to Hobart in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Richmond, Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

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