19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner
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Fly
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Cygnet
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Strahan
— 1 night
Bus
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
5
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
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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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. On the 8th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Perth to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Hobart is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in November, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cygnet.
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Cygnet — 2 nights

Cygnet is a town in the Huon Valley, south of Huonville, Tasmania.HistoryThe Nuenonne were the original land-owning group of a large territory in South East Tasmania, including Cygnet, Hobart and Bruny Island. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then identify plant and animal life at Raptor Refuge. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Arve Falls and then look for all kinds of wild species at Duck Hole Lake Walk.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cygnet trip website.

You can drive from Hobart to Cygnet in an hour. Another option is to drive. November in Cygnet sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Strahan online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cygnet to Strahan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle and then take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip maker site.

You can take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Launceston.
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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 Launceston's surroundings by going to Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip site.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bicheno (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Bicheno Blowhole, &more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, and trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay driving holiday app.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Eaglehawk Neck.
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Eaglehawk Neck — 3 nights

Go for a jaunt from Eaglehawk Neck to Port Arthur to see Cape Raoul about 40 minutes away.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck route planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to 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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