13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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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 29th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake St. Clair. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip maker 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 your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Strahan.

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

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · 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 31st (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Strahan day trip website.

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 31st (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. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hobart tour planning app.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck

— 2 nights
On the 5th (Mon), hike along Three Capes Track, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay road trip planner.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Launceston

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania, get a sense of history and politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston sightseeing planning site.

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 April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.