13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Devonport
— 1 night
2
Launceston
— 1 night
3
Binalong Bay
— 2 nights
4
Coles Bay
— 1 night
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
6
Mole Creek
— 1 night
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
8
Penguin
— 1 night

1
night
Devonport

Devonport
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Devonport trip planner.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in December, with highs in Devonport at °C and lows at °C. You'll set off for Launceston on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
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.
You've now added Bridestowe Lavender Estate to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then make a trip to The Town Clock.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Launceston are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City of Launceston Town Hall ©
City of Launceston Town Hall
Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese ©
Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese

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nights
Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay ©
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Blue Tier.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Binalong Bay trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Binalong Bay takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Binalong Bay are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Tier, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Blue Tier ©
Blue Tier

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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.
For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay driving holiday tool.

Getting from Binalong Bay to Coles Bay by car takes about 2 hours. You will leave for Hobart on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, look for gifts at Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

1
night
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mole Creek Caves.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mole Creek holiday builder site.

You can drive from Hobart to Mole Creek in 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

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nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cradle Mountain as well as Devils @ Cradle.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Penguin.

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

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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Penguin

Penguin ©
Penguin is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Penguin General Cemetery & Vantage Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Penguin online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Penguin by car takes about 3.5 hours. January in Penguin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Penguin

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Burnie
Highlights from your plan
Penguin General Cemetery & Vantage Point ©
The Hidden Fox ©
The Hidden Fox
Burnie Park ©
Burnie Park

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