15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 3 nights
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
5
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 5 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck travel route builder site.

Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck is 0.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Adelaide in April: high temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

Coles Bay

— 2 nights
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 12th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay day trip site.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Liffey Falls (in Deloraine), Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and walk around City Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April in Launceston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan route planner.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Strahan to Hobart by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Wildlife Areas · 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.