15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Stanley
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the activities along Lake St. Clair. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip builder 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stanley.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Stanley

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, then surround yourself with nature on Wynyard Penguin Tours, and then take a leisurely stroll along Boat Harbour Beach. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

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Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley by car takes about 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trip

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Strahan trip planner.

Getting from Stanley to Strahan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

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Hobart

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Hobart sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Eaglehawk Neck

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Tessellated Pavement, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, and then see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck holiday planning website.

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Coles Bay day trip planning website.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania, admire the landmark architecture of City of Launceston Town Hall, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): stroll around City Park, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then meet the residents at Seahorse World, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

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.