15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 day
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 day
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker.

Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Launceston.

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

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 2:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania and Tamar Island Wetlands. You'll explore and learn at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum and Design Centre Tasmania. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Mole Creek (Marakoopa Cave & Mole Creek Caves), Yarns Artwork in Silk (in Deloraine) and Tasmanian Wool Centre. (in Ross). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, get a dose of the wild on Low Head Penguin Tours, steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, and visit a coastal fixture at The Low Head Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Launceston online travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 5:

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Freycinet National Park and Honeymoon Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse and stop by Melshell Oyster Shack.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 5 — 8:

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Raptor Refuge and Kingston Beach. Visit St. David's Cathedral and St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church for their historical value. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. There's much more to do: wander the streets of North Hobart, visit Sullivans Cove, get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum, and ponder the design of The Tasman Fountain.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hobart tour planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 12:

Eaglehawk Neck

— 3 nights
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Coal Mines Historic Site and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. Explore hidden gems such as Maria Island National Park and Tessellated Pavement.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Eaglehawk Neck trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:

Tasmania travel guide

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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.