15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Richmond
— 1 night
Drive

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Hobart

— 4 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.
Hobart Free Walking Tours has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Dog Line (in Eaglehawk Neck) and Port Arthur (Government Farm & Port Arthur Historic Site). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hobart tour itinerary website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Hobart. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 3 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Stanley.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Edge of the World has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Edge of the World and then don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Stanley driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4 hours. February in Stanley sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip maker tool.

You can drive from Stanley to Launceston in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Coles Bay

— 3 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.
Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner.

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Richmond

— 1 night
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and then experience rural life at Freshfield Grove.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Richmond online holiday planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Richmond in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daytime highs in Richmond are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

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.

Freycinet travel guide

4.5
Trails · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Explore the picturesque Friendly Beaches, dine on an abundance of fresh seafood, and spend the night at one of Australia’s exclusive luxury lodges. Freycinet National Park is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive north from Hobart or two hours drive south from Launceston. If you have time to spare, wind your way here along one of Australia's most dramatic road trips, the Great Eastern Drive.

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