15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania vacation planner

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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
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Hobart
— 5 nights
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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.
Get outdoors at Mole Creek Caves and Alum Cliffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marakoopa Cave and Tamar Island Wetlands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens), Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana) and Ralphs Falls (in Perth (Tasmania)). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seahorse World, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Pilgrim Uniting Church.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston vacation planner.

London, UK to Launceston is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Launceston is 10 hours. Traveling from London in November, you will find days in Launceston are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Freycinet National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Kings Fine Art Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, and don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Three Capes Track and Russell Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), The Drill Hall Emporium (in New Norfolk) and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna). On the 11th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart online trip maker.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 13th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

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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.