18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Start: Winnipeg
Fly:  25 h
1
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Winnipeg

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and The Tamar Valley. Venture out of the city with trips to Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Deloraine (Deloraine Creative Studios & Liffey Falls) and House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate (in Latrobe). There's more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves and identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston online trip itinerary maker.

Winnipeg, Canada to Launceston is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Winnipeg to Launceston, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Launceston is warmer than Winnipeg - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Beauty Point, Deloraine, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

1
night
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, learn about winemaking at Ghost Rock Tasmania, and then take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ulverstone trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Ulverstone in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Ulverstone are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Ghost Rock Tasmania, Wings Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Ghost Rock Tasmania ©
Ghost Rock Tasmania
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Leven Canyon ©
Leven Canyon

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from St Helens Point Conservation Area, thenidentify plant and animal life at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, thentake in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Mathinna Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Eureka Farm, take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, thenexperience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, and finally admire the sheer force of Ralphs Falls.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the St Helens route builder.

Traveling by car from Ulverstone to St Helens takes 3.5 hours. In February in St Helens, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyengana, Mathinna Falls, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Ralphs Falls, Eureka Farm
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to East Coast Natureworld and Friendly Beaches. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Freycinet National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see Spiky Bridge in Swansea, approximately Swansea away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay route planner.

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Spiky Bridge
Highlights from your plan
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 21st (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Tasman Arch, thenmake a trip to Remarkable Cave, thentake an in-depth tour of The Parsonage, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck holiday builder site.

Drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Constitution Dock and Moorilla Estate Winery. Visiting Russell Falls and Tahune Forest AirWalk will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Bruny Island (The Neck & Cape Bruny Lighthouse). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, stop by The Wicked Cheese Co., buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Bruny Island, Russell Falls, Seven Mile Beach, Moorilla Estate Winery
Highlights from your plan
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock
The Neck ©
The Neck
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

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