9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hobart
— 2 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
3
St Helens
— 1 night
4
Launceston
— 3 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seven Mile Beach and Salamanca Arts Centre. Get in touch with nature at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Kingston Beach. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and stop by Sweets and Treats.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planning tool.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, Hobart is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Kingston Beach, Seven Mile Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for gifts at Melshell Oyster Shack, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip planner.

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, stroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the St Helens online travel planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Marakoopa Cave. Step out of the city life by going to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Mole Creek Caves. Venture out of the city with trips to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Tamar Valley Art Shack (in Clarence Point) and Platypus House (in Beauty Point). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, and explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

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Getting from St Helens to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tamar Valley Art Shack, Goaty Hill Wines, Platypus House
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

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