10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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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 25th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake St. Clair. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Melbourne to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Nature · Parks · 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 27th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Strahan trip planning website.

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 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

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: The Drill Hall Emporium (in New Norfolk) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's still lots to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hobart online visit planner.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Port Arthur Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Tessellated Pavement, and then see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck travel planning app.

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 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Museums · Historic Sites · 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 2nd (Tue), view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Coles Bay using our trip planner.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Trails

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), stroll around City Park, then explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Launceston vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (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.