12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
3
St Helens
— 1 night
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
5
Swansea
— 1 night
6
Hobart
— 2 nights
7
Dover
— 1 night

2
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cradle Mountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ulverstone trip builder.

Brisbane to Ulverstone is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Ulverstone reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Penguin Observation Centre, Boat Harbour Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach

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 21st (Mon): walk around City Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tasmania Zoo, get in on the family fun at Penny Royal Adventures, thenappreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ulverstone to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Seahorse World
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course ©

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, thentrek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Swansea.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Waubs Bay Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

1
night
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, relax in the rural setting at Melshell Oyster Shack, thenexperience rural life at Kate's Berry Farm, and finally learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard.

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

You can drive from Coles Bay to Swansea in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Swansea can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Craigie Knowe Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Kate's Berry Farm ©
Kate's Berry Farm

2
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.
On the 27th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, thenengage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and finally engage your brain at Grote Reber Museum. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and then kick back and relax at Kingston Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hobart holiday planner.

Drive from Swansea to Hobart in 2 hours. September in Hobart sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, Grote Reber Museum, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

1
night
Dover

Dover
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Duck Hole Lake Walk, thenappreciate the history behind Cockle Creek, and then explore the activities along Duckhole Lake.

Plan trip to Dover with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Hobart to Dover in 1.5 hours. In September in Dover, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dover

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Cockle Creek, Duckhole Lake

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