28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and Highfield Historic Site. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mersey Bluff Lighthouse and Gunns Plains Caves. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Devonport: Wings Wildlife Park (in Gunns Plains), Mole Creek (Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary & Mole Creek Caves) and Table Cape Lighthouse (in Wynyard). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Don River Railway, get answers to all your questions at Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame, take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon, and don't miss a visit to Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Devonport travel route website.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. In December, Devonport is little chillier than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
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5
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and Iron Pot Bay Vineyard. Discover out-of-the-way places like Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Low Head Penguin Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Bass & Flinders Centre (in George Town), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Marion's Vineyard (in Deviot). Dedicate the 25th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, and take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 27:
Highlights from your trip

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wineglass Bay and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take a memorable tour with All4Adventure.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay online trip planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.3
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Winery / Vineyard
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
4.3

4
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Explore hidden gems such as Cape Raoul and Maria Island National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site and Coal Mines Historic Site.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:
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Cape Raoul ©
Must see
Cape Raoul
4.9
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
World heritage site
Coal Mines Historic Site
4.3

7
nights
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 off the beaten path and head to Every Man and His Dog Vineyard and Richmond Gaol. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sullivans Cove and Maritime Museum of Tasmania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: The Neck (in Bruny Island), Raptor Refuge (in Kettering) and Russell Falls (in Mount Field National Park). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Sandy Bay, take some stellar pictures from Shot Tower, and savor a delicious cup with Hobart Walking Tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 11:
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Richmond Gaol ©
Architectural Building
Richmond Gaol
4.5
Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Military Museum
Maritime Museum of Tasmania
4.4

1
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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 (Tue): see Strahan ATV Adventures, stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan
4.2
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Specialty Museum
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
4.5

3
nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cradle Mountain Canyons and Heritage Highway. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, trot along with Cradle Country Adventures, appreciate the views at Great Western Mountains, and get a new perspective on nature at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Lake St. Clair ©
World heritage site
Lake St. Clair
4.3
Cradle Country Adventures ©
Horseback Riding Tour
Cradle Country Adventures
4.4

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