14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Drive to Kettering, Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
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Launceston

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mole Creek Caves and Marakoopa Cave. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tamar Island Wetlands and Platypus House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Seahorse World (in Beauty Point), Mt George Lookout (in George Town) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Launceston journey maker tool.

Adelaide to Launceston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Launceston is 0.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Adelaide in September, with highs in Launceston at 17°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

1
night
St Helens

Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 30th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, look for all kinds of wild species at St Helens Point Conservation Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read St Helens trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. September in St Helens sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Coles Bay

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.
Attractions like Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from the city and head to Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Change things up with a short trip to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take some stellar pictures from Whalers Lookout.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planner.

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

2
nights
Bruny Island

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 5th (Tue), look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck, and then trek along Fluted Cape Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on Inala Nature Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bruny Island road trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Coles Bay to Bruny Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In October in Bruny Island, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

1
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Mount Field National Park

Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tall Trees Walk, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Field National Park trip builder app.

Getting from Bruny Island to Mount Field National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Relax by the water at Fortescue Bay and Safety Cove Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wild Ocean Tasmania and Tasman Arch.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Eaglehawk Neck route builder site.

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · 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.