15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Richmond
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Eaglehawk Neck
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
St Helens
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Gowrie Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Queenstown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Derwent Bridge
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Hobart
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Great Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Hobart

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Hobart

Hobart ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cat and Fiddle Arcade, Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, Elizabeth Street Pier, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, and steep yourself in history at May Queen.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Hobart. December in Hobart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Richmond.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Bellerive Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bellerive Beach ©
Bellerive Beach
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

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hours
Richmond

Richmond ©
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 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Richmond Gaol and then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Richmond online road trip planner .

Richmond is just a stone's throw from Hobart. In December in Richmond, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Richmond Bridge ©
Richmond Bridge

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hours
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 15th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Dog Line and then see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

Plan my trip to Eaglehawk Neck with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Richmond to Eaglehawk Neck in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Museums

Side Trip

Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur
Highlights from your plan
Dog Line ©
Dog Line

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nights
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.
Port Arthur Historic Site has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Tasman Island Adventure Cruise and then get outside with Tasman Arch.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planner .

Port Arthur is just a stone's throw from Eaglehawk Neck. In December, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

1
night
Orford

Orford
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Orford day trip tool .

Getting from Port Arthur to Orford by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for Coles Bay on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Orford

Outdoors Transportation Tours

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes All4Adventure, Sleepy Bay and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. On the 18th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, then explore the activities along Sleepy Bay, and then see All4Adventure.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay day trip planner.

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Freycinet
Highlights from your plan
All4Adventure ©
All4Adventure
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

few
hours
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens travel route app .

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. December in St Helens sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Beaches Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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Launceston

Launceston ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mole Creek Caves, The Tamar Valley, Launceston Tramway Museum, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Cataract Gorge Cruises, then see the interesting displays at Launceston Tramway Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Launceston online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Launceston are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gowrie Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mole Creek Caves
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures ©
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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night
Gowrie Park

Gowrie Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crater Lake Circuit, Devils @ Cradle, Marion's Lookout Walk, and other attractions you added.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gowrie Park itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Gowrie Park takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Gowrie Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
Highlights from your plan
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

1
night
Queenstown

Queenstown
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Queenstown day trip site .

Traveling by car from Gowrie Park to Queenstown takes 2.5 hours. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours Outdoors Parks

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hours
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tarraleah Power Station Lookout as well as Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park and then get great views at Tarraleah Power Station Lookout.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Derwent Bridge trip planner .

You can drive from Queenstown to Derwent Bridge in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Tarraleah Power Station Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

few
hours
Hobart

Hobart
For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Derwent Bridge to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks

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Great Bay

Great Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Queen Elizabeth, look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey, and then don't miss a visit to The Neck.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Great Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Great Bay in 1.5 hours. In December in Great Bay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Great Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Bruny Island
Highlights from your plan
The Neck ©
The Neck
Bruny Island Quarantine Station ©
Bruny Island Quarantine Station
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

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