14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour planner
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck — 2 nights

Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Coal Mines Historic Site and Port Arthur Historic Site. Get outdoors at Wild Ocean Tasmania and Fortescue Bay. Step out of Eaglehawk Neck to go to Taranna and see Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Adelaide in September, with highs in Eaglehawk Neck at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hobart.
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Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Raptor Refuge and Kingston Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sullivans Cove and Drink Tasmania Premium Tours. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of Tasmania.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip website.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Hobart, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Coles Bay.
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Parks · Nature · Wineries · Museums
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Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Friendly Beaches and Honeymoon Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at Gala Estate Vineyard and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay vacation website.

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Launceston.
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches
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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

Launceston — 4 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.
Get some historical perspective at Entally Estate and The Low Head Lighthouse. Holm Oak Vineyards and Tamar Ridge Cellar Door are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head), Wines for Joanie (in Sidmouth) and Mole Creek (Marakoopa Cave & Mole Creek Caves). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania, and examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Mountains · Art Museums
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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