28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Devonport
— 3 nights
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Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 7 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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3
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Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and Mersey Bluff Lighthouse. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Don River Railway and Highfield Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Devonport: Table Cape Lighthouse (in Wynyard), Mole Creek (Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary & Mole Creek Caves) and Gunns Plains (Wings Wildlife Park & Gunns Plains Caves). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals, take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon, and see the interesting displays at Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Devonport online day trip planner.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. In December, Devonport is slightly colder than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

5
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and National Automobile Museum of Tasmania. Discover out-of-the-way places like Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Wine Tours & Tastings. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head), Marion's Vineyard (in Deviot) and Bass & Flinders Centre (in George Town). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

4
nights
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 a sense of the local culture at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wineglass Bay and Friendly Beaches. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take a memorable tour with All4Adventure.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay online trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
East Coast Natureworld ©
Wildlife Area
East Coast Natureworld
4.5
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Winery / Vineyard
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
4.3

4
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Explore hidden gems such as Cape Raoul and Three Capes Track. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site and The Parsonage. Step out of Eaglehawk Neck with an excursion to Coal Mines Historic Site in Saltwater River--about 30 minutes away.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Cape Raoul ©
Must see
Cape Raoul
4.9
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
World heritage site
Coal Mines Historic Site
4.3

7
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Every Man and His Dog Vineyard and Kayaking & Canoeing. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sullivans Cove and Narryna Heritage Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Raptor Refuge (in Kettering), The Neck (in Bruny Island) and Russell Falls (in Mount Field National Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Richmond Gaol, contemplate the waterfront views at Sandy Bay, take some stellar pictures from Shot Tower, and savor a delicious cup with Hobart Walking Tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Richmond Gaol ©
Architectural Building
Richmond Gaol
4.5
Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Military Museum
Maritime Museum of Tasmania
4.4

1
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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see Strahan ATV Adventures, stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan
4.2
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Specialty Museum
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
4.5

3
nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cradle Mountain Canyons and Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, trot along with Cradle Country Adventures, appreciate the views at Great Western Mountains, and cruise along Heritage Highway.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Lake St. Clair ©
World heritage site
Lake St. Clair
4.3
Cradle Country Adventures ©
Horseback Riding Tour
Cradle Country Adventures
4.4

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