14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary builder
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Launceston — 3 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella), Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston travel planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Launceston is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Launceston due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in August: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, and then don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay vacation planning app.

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

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Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. August in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 4 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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 14th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planning website.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Strahan.
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Strahan — 1 night

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 17th (Wed), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Strahan online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 2 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit and then hike along Lake Lilla Track.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip app.

Getting from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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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.
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