21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Mole Creek
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Swansea
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Bicheno
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Sydney

1
night
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 26th (Wed): take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston day trip 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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 28°C and lows are around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Alexandra Suspension Bridge ©
Alexandra Suspension Bridge

few
hours
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 27th (Thu), Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, then identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Alum Cliffs.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek travel route planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Mole Creek in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Alum Cliffs
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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

1
night
Launceston

Launceston
To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip site.

Drive from Mole Creek to Launceston in an hour. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Outdoors Tours
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2
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, let little ones run wild at Melshell Oyster Shack, then relax in the rural setting at Kate's Berry Farm, then snap pictures at Spiky Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Spiky Beach Conservation Area. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Raspins Beach, do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then see the interesting displays at Tasmanian Wool Centre., and finally don't miss a visit to Four Corners of Ross.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Swansea holiday planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Swansea in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Ross, Raspins Beach, Melshell Oyster Shack
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 1:
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach

2
nights
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 1st (Sun): stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse and then identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay tour planner.

You can drive from Swansea to Coles Bay in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hobart online road trip planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. March in Hobart sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nonesuch Distillery, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach, Kingston Beach, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

3
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
On the 8th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls, identify plant and animal life at Tall Trees Walk, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Lady Barron Falls, then explore the activities along Lake Dobson, and then don't miss a visit to Tarn Shelf.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Field National Park online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. March in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Lake Dobson ©
Lake Dobson

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): trek along Three Capes Track, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement, and finally appreciate the history behind Dog Line. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Port Arthur takes 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Trails Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
See some other sides of Hobart: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, see the interesting displays at Old Hobart Town Model Village, and brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Tasmania.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Richmond
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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery
Richmond Bridge ©
Richmond Bridge

3
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. On the 15th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally kick back and relax at Denison Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, view the masterpieces at Suncoast Gallery, then experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, and finally browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bicheno journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Bicheno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bicheno

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

St Helens, Pyengana Dairy
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Denison Beach ©
Denison Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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