14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Huonville
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Queenstown
Drive
8
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive
9
Deloraine
— 1 night
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Launceston

— 2 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Swinging Gate Vineyard (in Sidmouth). There's still lots to do: stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, let your taste buds guide you at Prestige Tours Tasmania, stroll around City Park, and do a tasting at The Pinot Shop.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Launceston day trip planning site.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, Launceston is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

St Helens

— 1 night
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 7th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Suncoast Gallery, experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aloha Dreaming Massage.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our St Helens trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. June in St Helens sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Spas · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 1 night
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 8th (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty.

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

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Port Arthur

— 2 nights
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
On the 9th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage. On the next day, hike along Three Capes Track, head outdoors with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In June in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Hobart

— 3 nights

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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. On the 11th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, don't miss a visit to Constitution Dock, and appreciate the history behind Cenotaph.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hobart visit website.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Huonville.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Huonville

— 2 nights
Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. On the 14th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Raptor Refuge and then explore the activities along Picton River.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Huonville tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Hobart to Huonville by car takes about an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for Queenstown.

Things to do in Huonville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Queenstown

The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Queenstown attractions site.

You can drive from Huonville to Queenstown in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 16th (Wed), surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Queenstown to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Deloraine.

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

Nature · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Deloraine

— 1 night
Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 17th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at John Temple Gallery, then stroll through Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, then view the masterpieces at Yarns Artwork in Silk, and finally admire the masterpieces at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Deloraine trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Deloraine takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Deloraine can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Deloraine

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Nature & Parks · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.