11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hobart
— 3 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
3
St Helens
— 1 night
4
Pyengana
— 2 nights
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
6
Stanley
— 1 night

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery, and then take a stroll through Sullivans Cove.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Hobart. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Puddleduck Vineyard, Seven Mile Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Puddleduck Vineyard ©
Puddleduck Vineyard

1
night
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
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 6th (Thu): kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches. On your second day here, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, stop by Melshell Oyster Shack, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, then examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, and finally do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay visit planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack
Highlights from your plan
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 8th (Sat), browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our St Helens trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. In December in St Helens, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Pyengana.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

2
nights
Pyengana

Pyengana ©
Pyengana Dairy has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Blue Tier, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve, and then relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): explore the activities along Little Blue Lake, then explore the landscape on two wheels at North East Rail Trail, and then pause for some photo ops at Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyengana trip planner.

Pyengana is just a short distance from St Helens. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Pyengana

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Tier, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, Little Blue Lake, North East Rail Trail
Highlights from your plan
Blue Tier ©
Blue Tier
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings ©
Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
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 11th (Tue): do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, then do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, do a tasting at Bay of Fires Wines, then do a tasting at Delamere Vineyards, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston visit planner.

Getting from Pyengana to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Delamere Vineyards, Moores Hill Estate, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Goaty Hill Wines, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Highlights from your plan
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards
Moores Hill Estate ©
Moores Hill Estate

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 13th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage, don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, then stop by Providore 24, then view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, and finally take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Launceston to Stanley by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Stanley sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

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