19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Hobart International Airport, Drive to Huonville
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Huonville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Huonville

— 2 nights
Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, stop by Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Raptor Refuge, then experience rural life at Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery, and finally appreciate the history behind Snug Bushfire Memorial. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Tahune Forest AirWalk, contemplate the waterfront views at Picton River, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Enchanted Woods.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Huonville trip planner.

Sydney to Huonville is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Huonville hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Huonville

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Hobart

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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You can drive from Huonville to Hobart in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll through Ocean Beach and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Strahan trip planner.

Getting from Hobart to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils @ Cradle, and then admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

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

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Eaglehawk Neck

— 2 nights
On the 12th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and then see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, get outside with Tasman Arch, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, and finally steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site.

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Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Eaglehawk Neck in 5 hours. June in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 3 nights
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 out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Spiky Bridge (in Swansea) and Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld, Denison Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb.

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Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Launceston

— 4 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Swinging Gate Vineyard (in Sidmouth), Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). Dedicate the 17th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, walk around City Park, and stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Launceston holiday planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. June in Launceston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
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.