10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania holiday planner

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Bus
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Strahan.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 7th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan day trip site.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Derwent Estate (in Granton). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip planner.

Getting from Strahan to Hobart by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Hobart sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck

— 1 night
On the 12th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and then identify plant and animal life at Wild Ocean Tasmania.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Coles Bay

— 1 night
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 13th (Tue), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To find photos and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Launceston

— 1 night

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 14th (Wed): stroll around City Park, then examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston driving holiday planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Tasmania travel guide

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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.