5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania holiday planner
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive to Devonport Airport, Fly to Sydney


Eaglehawk Neck — 1 night

On the 30th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park and then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, indulge your senses at Bangor Vineyard Shed, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck vacation planner.

Sydney to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in May: high temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.
Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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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.
On the 1st (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mole Creek.
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Mole Creek — 1 night

Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, then Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coles Bay to Mole Creek. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in June, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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.