14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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.
Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

Hobart — 4 nights

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 Puddleduck Vineyard. 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. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, view the masterpieces at Salamanca Arts Centre, gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of Tasmania.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip maker site.

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.
Parks · Nature · Wineries · Museums
Side Trips
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 Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Get a sense of the local culture at Gala Estate Vineyard and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay and tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay.

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.
Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

Launceston — 4 nights

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. Prestige Tours Tasmania and Tamar Ridge Cellar Door are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Wines for Joanie (in Sidmouth), Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Tamar Island Wetlands, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Launceston are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:

Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · 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.