10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania Trip Planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Hobart International Airport, Drive to Copping
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Copping
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Berriedale
— 3 nights
Fly

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Copping

— 1 night
On the 3rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, stroll through Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Copping day trip site.

Sydney to Copping is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Copping at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Copping

Parks · Nature · 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 5th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, then look for gifts at Freycinet Marine Farm, and finally take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay vacation builder site.

Getting from Copping to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Museums · Shopping · Trails

Side Trip

Launceston

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, stop by Honey Tasmania, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, walk around City Park, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Grey Sands Vineyard.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip planning site.

You can take a bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Berriedale.

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

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Berriedale

— 3 nights
Berriedale is a suburb in the northern suburbs of Hobart, capital of Tasmania, Australia. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Visit Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berriedale: Seven Mile Beach (in Seven Mile Beach) and Mount Wellington (in Hobart). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, look for gifts at Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Island Markets.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Berriedale trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Berriedale takes 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Berriedale can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Berriedale

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Nature & Parks · 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.