17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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1
Hobart
— 4 nights
2
Strahan
— 1 night
3
Launceston
— 5 nights
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
5
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in New Norfolk). On the 11th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Handmark Galleries, and gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Hobart journey maker app.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Brisbane in May, with highs in Hobart at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

1
night
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Boat Tours & Water Sports

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Loira Vines (in Sidmouth), Mt George Lookout (in George Town) and Low Head (The Low Head Lighthouse & Low Head Penguin Tours). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, learn about winemaking at Bell & Gong, walk around City Park, and learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Launceston online road trip planner.

Drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Launceston are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Low Head, Loira Vines, Mt George Lookout, Bell & Gong
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Prestige Tours Tasmania ©
Prestige Tours Tasmania
City Park ©
City Park

3
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.
Take a break from Coles Bay with a short trip to Melshell Oyster Shack in Dolphin Sands, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: see All4Adventure, stroll through Wineglass Bay, make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, and indulge your taste buds at Oyster Bay Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay day trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bicheno Blowhole, Melshell Oyster Shack, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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All4Adventure ©
All4Adventure
Mt Amos Climb ©
Mt Amos Climb
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Step out of Eaglehawk Neck to go to Port Arthur and see Government Farm, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Spend a day of island exploring on the 23rd (Sun) at Maria Island National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Maria Island National Park, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Wild Ocean Tasmania ©
Wild Ocean Tasmania
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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