15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour planner

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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Devonport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck

— 2 nights
Cape Raoul and Government Farm will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wild Ocean Tasmania and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary maker.

Sydney to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Eaglehawk Neck at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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 the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages. Museum-lovers will get to explore MARITIME MUSEUM OF TASMANIA and Salamanca Arts Centre. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Sullivans Cove, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, stop by The Wicked Cheese Co., and learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart visit site.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 3 nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Wineglass Bay. Visiting Friendly Beaches and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Step out of Coles Bay to go to Bicheno and see East Coast Natureworld, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, take a memorable tour with All4Adventure, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay attractions planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Devonport

— 2 nights
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and then wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and then learn about winemaking at Ghost Rock Tasmania.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Devonport trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Devonport in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Devonport, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Wineries

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.
Visiting Low Head Penguin Tours and Lilydale Falls will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at Prestige Tours Tasmania, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston road trip planning site.

Drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
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.