14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner

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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Bus
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck

— 2 nights
On the 26th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, stroll through Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Three Capes Track, explore and take pictures at Tessellated Pavement, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

Plan my day in Eaglehawk Neck using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Whyalla to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Whyalla to Eaglehawk Neck is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Whyalla in September, you will find days in Eaglehawk Neck are little chillier (18°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hobart

— 5 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.
Attractions like Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Salamanca Market make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). On the 29th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip tool.

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 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Launceston

— 3 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.
Attractions like Cataract Gorge Reserve and Seahorse World make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Launceston with a short trip to Low Head Penguin Tours in Low Head, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: walk around City Park, take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tamar Island Wetlands, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Launceston online route planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Launceston when traveling from Hobart in October, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 6th (Wed), head outdoors with Cradle Mountain Canyons, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils @ Cradle.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Strahan.

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

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Strahan

— 2 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan online trip planner.

Take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 8th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Tasmania travel guide

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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.