8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 2 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
4
Hobart
— 1 night

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair and then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online vacation builder.

Melbourne to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Launceston.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

2
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 outdoors at The Tamar Valley and Cataract Gorge Reserve. Explore hidden gems such as Tamar Ridge Cellar Door and Franklin House. Venture out of the city with trips to Loira Vines (in Sidmouth) and Rowella (Holm Oak Vineyards & Iron Pot Bay Vineyard). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, do a tasting at Sharmans Wines, take some stellar pictures from Brady's Lookout, and walk around Prince's Square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rowella, Rosevears, Loira Vines
Highlights from your plan
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door

2
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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.
On the 29th (Sat), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally stroll through Wineglass Bay.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay travel route planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Honeymoon Bay, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), visit North Hobart, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, and finally visit Sullivans Cove.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Hobart online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Kingston Beach
Highlights from your plan
North Hobart ©
North Hobart
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach

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