13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Devonport
— 3 nights
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Launceston
— 3 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
4
Hobart
— 3 nights

3
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Devonport

Devonport
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Do some cultural sightseeing at 3 Willows Vineyard and Bass Strait Maritime Centre. Escape the urban bustle at Dove Lake Circuit and Boat Harbour Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Devonport: Cradle Mountain (in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park) and Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals and enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Devonport trip planner.

Brisbane to Devonport is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Devonport reach 17°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, 3 Willows Vineyard, Alum Cliffs, Boat Harbour Beach, Tasmania’s Town of Murals
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
3 Willows Vineyard ©
3 Willows Vineyard

3
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.
Entally House and Delamere Vineyards are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Sidmouth (Moores Hill Estate, Loira Vines, &more) and Rowella (Holm Oak Vineyards & Iron Pot Bay Vineyard). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, learn about winemaking at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, and wander the streets of Design Inn.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Rowella, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Delamere Vineyards, Bell & Gong
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Delamere Vineyards ©
Delamere Vineyards
Bell & Gong ©
Bell & Gong

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gala Estate Vineyard and Craigie Knowe Vineyard. Get outdoors at Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. Step out of Coles Bay to go to Swansea and see Spiky Beach Conservation Area, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coles Bay driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Coles Bay Jetty, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Mount Wellington. Let the collections at Port Arthur Historic Site and Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Campania to see Wobbly Boot Vineyard about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, and browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Berriedale, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, Wobbly Boot Vineyard, Kingston Beach
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

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