15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights

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Hobart

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Tassie Bound (in New Norfolk) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 12th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get slightly colder in Hobart: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

1
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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 13th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Strahan tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Hobart to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
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Launceston

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, indulge in some personalized pampering at Swinging Gate Vineyard, stroll around City Park, and learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Launceston day trip tool.

Drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Prestige Tours Tasmania ©
Prestige Tours Tasmania
City Park ©
City Park

4
nights
Coles Bay

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.
When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see Melshell Oyster Shack in Dolphin Sands, approximately Dolphin Sands away. Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, and make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay visit app.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
All4Adventure ©
All4Adventure

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then admire the striking features of The Penitentiary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania, contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, and then trek along Three Capes Track.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Wild Ocean Tasmania ©
Wild Ocean Tasmania
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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