11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 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
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 5 nights
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Berriedale
— 1 night
Fly

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Copping

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Copping driving holiday planner.

Sydney to Copping is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect Copping to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Copping

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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 8th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then shop like a local with Freycinet Marine Farm.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay online visit planner.

You can drive from Copping to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Shopping · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Launceston

— 5 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cataract Gorge Reserve and Design Centre Tasmania. Get some cultural insight at Woolmers Estate and The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese (in Elizabeth Town) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). And it doesn't end there: walk around City Park, look for gifts at Honey Tasmania, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston trip maker app.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Cradle Mountain and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then identify plant and animal life at Franklin River Nature Trail.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Take a bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berriedale.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Berriedale

— 1 night
Berriedale is a suburb in the northern suburbs of Hobart, capital of Tasmania, Australia. On the 15th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and then do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then stop by Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Berriedale tour website.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Berriedale in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Berriedale

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

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.