14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner
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Devonport
— 3 nights
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Bicheno
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 5 nights
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Devonport — 3 nights

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wings Wildlife Park and Mersey Bluff Lighthouse. Don River Railway and Tasmania’s Town of Murals are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Devonport side-trips: Mosaic Pathway (in Sheffield), Cradle Mountain Canyons (in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park) and Guide Falls Reserve (in Burnie). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Ghost Rock Tasmania, admire the sheer force of Preston Falls, identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and make a trip to Giant Penguin.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport visit planner.

Perth to Devonport is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Devonport due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in August, things will get little chillier in Devonport: highs are around 13°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Launceston.
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Holm Oak Vineyards and Tamar Ridge Cellar Door. Discover out-of-the-way places like Iron Pot Bay Vineyard and Tamar Island Wetlands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Bay of Fires Conservation Area (in Mount William National Park) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, relax and rejuvenate at Swinging Gate Vineyard, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Launceston trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bicheno.
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Bicheno — 1 night

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. On the 2nd (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, get great views at Whalers Lookout, then do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bicheno trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Bicheno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Hobart.
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raptor Refuge and Lark Distillery. Get a sense of the local culture at St. David's Cathedral and Port Arthur Historic Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: The Neck (in Bruny Island) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through North Hobart, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of Tasmania.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly back 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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