17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
3
Hobart
— 3 nights
4
Queenstown
— 1 night
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
6
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
7
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
8
Launceston
— 2 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to East Coast Natureworld and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Escape the urban bustle at Freycinet National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches and walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay sightseeing planner.

Launceston to Coles Bay is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

East Coast Natureworld, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and then pause for some photo ops at Dog Line. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, and then get outside with Tasman Arch.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In March in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay

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.
Get outdoors at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tahune Forest AirWalk. Explore hidden gems such as Three Capes Track and Kayaking & Canoeing. Step out of Hobart to go to Huonville and see Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take an in-depth tour of Narryna Heritage Museum, browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach.

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Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Three Capes Track, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tahune Forest AirWalk
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the sheer force of Nelson Falls, take in the pleasant sights at Horsetail Falls, take in panoramic vistas at Iron Blow Lookout, then get great views at Spion Kop Lookout, and finally admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Queenstown vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Queenstown takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Queenstown

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Iron Blow Lookout, Hogarth Falls
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Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Spion Kop Lookout ©
Spion Kop Lookout
Horsetail Falls
Horsetail Falls

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You've now added The Overland Track to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): hike along The Overland Track, then admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park travel planner.

You can drive from Queenstown to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mole Creek.

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

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
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The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

2
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take some stellar pictures from Alum Cliffs. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at O'Neills Creek Picnic Reserve, then explore the fascinating underground world of King Solomans Caves, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Westmorland Falls.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek online itinerary planner.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mole Creek by car takes about 2.5 hours. March in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Alum Cliffs, O'Neills Creek Picnic Reserve
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave

2
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. On the 27th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Narawntapu National Park, then see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, admire the sheer force of Preston Falls, then see the interesting displays at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fossil Bluff.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ulverstone trip builder tool.

Drive from Mole Creek to Ulverstone in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Wynyard, Narawntapu National Park, Lillico Beach Conservation Area, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Wings Wildlife Park
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Narawntapu National Park ©
Narawntapu National Park
Preston Falls ©
Preston Falls

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally stroll around City Park. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Launceston trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Ulverstone to Launceston in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Platypus House
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve

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