10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 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
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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.
On the 19th (Mon), trek along Larmairremener tabelti and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip app.

Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 21st (Wed), admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Strahan route planner.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

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.
Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get interesting insight from Tours, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Hobart sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the 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 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Tours

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 28th (Wed), stroll around City Park, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April in Launceston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

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.