15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 night
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Stanley
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights

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Launceston

Launceston ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around City Park, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Launceston online trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in January, with highs in Launceston at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours
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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.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Coles Bay Jetty, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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National Park
Freycinet National Park
4.8
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.5

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Government Farm, take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Landmark
Remarkable Cave
4.6

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Hobart

Hobart ©

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.
Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. On the 14th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), stop by Tassal at Salamanca, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart day trip planner.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Must see
Mount Wellington
4.8
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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.7

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 18th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Strahan driving holiday planner.

Getting from Hobart to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Specialty Museum
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
4.5

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then browse the exhibits of Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then look for gifts at The Angel's Share, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Boat Harbour Beach and then make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Stanley takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Scenic Drive · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Wildlife Area
The Nut State Reserve
4.7
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Historic Site
Highfield Historic Site
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Boat Harbour Beach
5.0

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 21st (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park route maker tool.

Drive from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:
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World heritage site
Dove Lake Circuit
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World heritage site
Lake St. Clair
4.3
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Wildlife Area
Devils @ Cradle
4.7

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