14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): walk around City Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then admire the striking features of City of Launceston Town Hall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on Low Head Penguin Tours, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then whizz through the canopy at Hollybank Wilderness Adventures.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston day trip planner.

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. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Launceston at 25°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures ©
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures
Low Head Penguin Tours ©
Low Head Penguin Tours

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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 27th (Sun), see All4Adventure, add some adventure to your tour with Freycinet Aqua Taxi, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
All4Adventure ©
All4Adventure

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): trek along Three Capes Track, don't miss a visit to Tessellated Pavement, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Waterfall Bay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Stewarts Bay.

To plan Eaglehawk Neck vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Wild Ocean Tasmania ©
Wild Ocean Tasmania
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay

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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.
Bring the kids along to Mount Wellington and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tassie Bound (in New Norfolk). On the 2nd (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, go for a charming ride with Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see Strahan ATV Adventures, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Strahan online route planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, get interesting insight from Cradle Mountain Canyons, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cradle Mountain Canyons ©
Cradle Mountain Canyons
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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