9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Cradle Mountain Canyons and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online road trip planner.

Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Strahan.

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

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Strahan ATV Adventures, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Strahan online vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Hobart

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tassie Bound (in New Norfolk). On the 30th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and explore the world behind art at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Hobart online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, explore the activities along Waterfall Bay, and then discover the deep blue sea with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

Find out how to plan Eaglehawk Neck trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Coles Bay

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see All4Adventure, then add some adventure to your tour with Freycinet Aqua Taxi, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay travel tool.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Launceston

— 1 night

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.
On the 2nd (Sat), stroll around City Park, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then whizz through the canopy at Hollybank Wilderness Adventures.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Launceston itinerary tool.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In January in Launceston, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.