15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania route planner

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

— 1 night
On the 10th (Mon), make a trip to Remarkable Cave and then trek along Three Capes Track. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site, admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck visit planner.

Sydney to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get little chillier in Eaglehawk Neck: highs are around 26°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Freshfield Grove (in Campania) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 12th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, make a short side trip with Day Trips, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

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You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Hobart, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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.
On the 17th (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty. On the next day, stroll through Freycinet National Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Loira Vines (in Sidmouth), Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. January in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Strahan trip planning app.

Drive from Launceston to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll through Devils @ Cradle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, and then surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair and then trek along Larmairremener tabelti.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.