15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel route maker
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Ferry
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Devonport
— 1 day
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Devonport — 1 day

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
The Tasmanian Arboretum has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Wed), stroll around The Tasmanian Arboretum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Devonport route planner.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in July, Devonport is a bit cooler at night with lows of 2°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Launceston.
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Launceston — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Launceston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coles Bay.
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Side Trip
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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.
You've now added Freycinet Adventures to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get outside with Freycinet Adventures and then take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty. On the next day, browse the range of quality goods at Log Cabin General Store Bicheno, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, and finally get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Hobart.
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Side Trips
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Old and New Art (Mona). When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, stroll through St. David's Park, and learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart attractions planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mount Field National Park.
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Mount Field National Park — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Tall Trees Walk, and then admire the sheer force of Russell Falls.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mount Field National Park trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Make your Strahan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough 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.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, trek along Marion's Lookout Walk, and delve into the lush surroundings at Cradle Mountain.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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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