15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
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Port Arthur
— 3 nights
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Hobart
— 5 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 3rd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania and then get interesting insight from Hollybank Wilderness Adventures. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around City Park, then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston road trip planner.

Canberra to Launceston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. While traveling from Canberra, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Launceston, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Adventure · Outdoors
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City Park
4.6

2
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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 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes, tour in style with West Coast Wilderness Railway, and then see Strahan ATV Adventures.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
4.5

3
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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.
Bring the kids along to Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay Lookout. When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see Melshell Oyster Shack in Dolphin Sands, approximately Dolphin Sands away. Next up on the itinerary: see All4Adventure, make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Strahan to Coles Bay in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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National Park
Freycinet National Park
4.8

3
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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Port Arthur Historic Site and Stewarts Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Wild Ocean Tasmania & Waterfall Bay). There's lots more to do: trek along Three Capes Track, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, and don't miss a visit to Tessellated Pavement.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip site.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Water Body
Stewarts Bay
5.0

5
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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 Food Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Salamanca Market, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), stop by The Sensory Tasmania, and steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Hobart online route planner.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Hobart, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Must see
Mount Wellington
4.8
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Must see
Salamanca Market
4.4

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