15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  5 h
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Mount Field National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Great Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
8
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
10
Bicheno
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
11
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Launceston itinerary planning tool.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around 25°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Tasmania Zoo ©
Tasmania Zoo

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Stanley attractions app.

You can drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, trek along Larmairremener tabelti, explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, then hike along Crater Lake Circuit, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Strahan.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

2
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Gordon River Cruises has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Henty Dunes, then take a tour by water with Gordon River Cruises, then get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and finally don't miss a visit to Spray Tunnel.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Strahan travel route site.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Zeehan
Highlights from your plan
Gordon River Cruises ©
Gordon River Cruises
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes

few
hours
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park
For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Field National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Mount Field National Park takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 24th (Tue), you're off to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

2
nights
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.
To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Great Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Tasmania's History House
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

1
day
Great Bay

Great Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey, then admire the majestic nature at Bruny Island Quarantine Station, then trek along Cape Queen Elizabeth, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Great Bay road trip planning site.

Getting from Hobart to Great Bay by car takes about 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 on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Great Bay

Parks Outdoors Trails

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

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Russell Falls.

Find out how to plan Port Arthur trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Great Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Maria Island National Park, Russell Falls
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Spiky Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

few
hours
Bicheno

Bicheno
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bicheno road trip site.

Bicheno is very close to Coles Bay. In December, daily temperatures in Bicheno can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll set off for Coles Bay on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip builder site.

Coles Bay is very close to Bicheno. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Freycinet, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Highlights from your plan
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

1
night
Launceston

Launceston
For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston itinerary planning site.

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Outdoors Tours

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