22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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

— 5 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.
Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Leven Canyon (in Ulverstone). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and meet the residents at Tasmania Zoo.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston vacation builder tool.

Montreal, Canada to Launceston is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 15 hours. In August, Launceston is cooler than Montreal - with highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 3 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Step out of Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to go to Parrawe and see Hellyer Gorge, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons, look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning website.

Traveling by bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Strahan route planning website.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Hobart

— 5 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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, learn insider's secrets on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning tool.

Getting from Strahan to Hobart by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Hobart sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 13:

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.
Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. Next up on the itinerary: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

Eaglehawk Neck

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): make a trip to Remarkable Cave, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then make a trip to Tessellated Pavement. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.