10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Swansea
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Binalong Bay
— 3 nights
Drive to Launceston Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Hobart

— 2 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.
Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and then make a trip to Constitution Dock.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip planner.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Historic Sites

Swansea

— 2 nights
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
On the 21st (Wed), do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and then learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Milton Vineyard.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Swansea trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hobart to Swansea in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Swansea can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Swansea

Wineries

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip app.

You can drive from Swansea to Coles Bay in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Binalong Bay

— 3 nights
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. Explore Binalong Bay's surroundings by going to Little Blue Lake (in South Mount Cameron) and Blue Tier (in Weldborough). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area and take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Binalong Bay trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Binalong Bay takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Wildlife Areas · 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.

Freycinet travel guide

4.5
Trails · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Explore the picturesque Friendly Beaches, dine on an abundance of fresh seafood, and spend the night at one of Australia’s exclusive luxury lodges. Freycinet National Park is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive north from Hobart or two hours drive south from Launceston. If you have time to spare, wind your way here along one of Australia's most dramatic road trips, the Great Eastern Drive.

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