12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
6
Launceston
— 2 nights

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 27th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
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World heritage site
Dove Lake Circuit
4.8
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World heritage site
Lake St. Clair
4.3

1
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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): see Strahan ATV Adventures, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Strahan route maker site.

Take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
4.5

4
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Hobart

Hobart ©

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 Tassie Bound (in New Norfolk). On the 31st (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Hobart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.7
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Must see
Mount Wellington
4.8

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania, then contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck visit planner.

Drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Three Capes Track
4.9

1
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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.
On the 5th (Tue), see All4Adventure, then add some adventure to your tour with Freycinet Aqua Taxi, then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay travel route tool.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Off-Road Tour
All4Adventure
4.9
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Freycinet Aqua Taxi
5.0

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©

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 6th (Wed), learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania, ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around City Park, get interesting insight from Hollybank Wilderness Adventures, and then surround yourself with nature on Low Head Penguin Tours.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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