11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Bus
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
5
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Hobart
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) as well as Cascade Brewery. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and then take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 3.5-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 June: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. You'll set off for Coles Bay on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Hobart

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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.
To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Trails

Side Trip

Launceston

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Town Clock, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, then stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Launceston are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You will leave for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 11th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils @ Cradle.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Strahan

— 2 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
You've now added World Heritage Cruises to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with World Heritage Cruises.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Strahan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Hobart on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the views from Richmond Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and then see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Nature & Parks · 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.