15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
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Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot and Tamar Island Wetlands. Attractions like Tasmania’s Town of Murals and Mosaic Pathway make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: World Of Marbles (in Sheffield) and Mole Creek Caves (in Mole Creek). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tasmania Zoo, don't miss a visit to The Town Clock, and admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

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Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in April: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Stanley

— 2 nights
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Boat Harbour Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Fossil Bluff. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Trethewies Lookout, then make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stanley online trip builder.

Getting from Launceston to Stanley by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Stanley, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Cradle Mountain Canyons and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. On your second day here, hike along The Overland Track.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Getting from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Strahan

— 2 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): head outdoors with Henty Dunes, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jukes, then examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Horsetail Falls. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, stroll through Ocean Beach, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

Discover how to plan a Strahan trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach. Family-friendly places like Mr Flathead Fishing Charters Tasmania and Train Park will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Raspins Beach (in Orford). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some photo ops at Cenotaph, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Launceston

— 1 night

The Heart of Tasmania

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston road trip planner.

Getting from Hobart to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Tasmania travel guide

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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.