14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
St Helens
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Maydena
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Port Arthur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

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.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, contemplate the long history of Entally Estate, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary builder website .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Launceston to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Entally House ©
Entally House

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Suncoast Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, stroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our St Helens holiday planning website .

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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 13th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and then stroll through Wineglass Bay.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planning website .

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Maydena.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Freycinet
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Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

1
night
Maydena

Maydena
Maydena is a locality in Tasmania, Australia, alongside the River Tyenna.Maydena is on the Gordon River Road, south west of New Norfolk, through the Bushy Park Hop Fields, past the Styx Valley, turn left at Westerway, past Mount Field National Park and Russell Falls, through Tyenna and Fitzgerald townships and then up to Maydena itself. To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Maydena trip planner .

Drive from Coles Bay to Maydena in 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Maydena

Nature Parks
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2
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
On the 16th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Dobson, make a trip to Tarn Shelf, and then explore the activities along Franklin River Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): experience rural life at Willow Creek Miniature Goats and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lady Barron Falls.

Discover how to plan a Mount Field National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Mount Field National Park is very close to Maydena. In April, daily temperatures in Mount Field National Park can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Willow Creek Miniature Goats, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Lake Dobson ©
Lake Dobson
Lady Barron Falls ©
Lady Barron Falls
Willow Creek Miniature Goats ©
Willow Creek Miniature Goats

3
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Mona, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for gifts at The Sensory Tasmania, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hobart travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In April in Hobart, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur online trip planner .

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

3
nights
Hobart

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Opossum Bay Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally steep yourself in history at Claremont House. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Hobart online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, Sweets and Treats, Opossum Bay Beach, Claremont House
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach
Claremont House ©
Claremont House

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