15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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Swansea
— 3 nights
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 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.
Visit Entally House and Woolmers Estate for their historical value. Get outdoors at Cataract Gorge Reserve and Hollybank Wilderness Adventures. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). Dedicate the 9th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Launceston travel route builder.

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. When traveling from Brisbane in November, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Launceston: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 12th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle and then admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Swansea.

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

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Swansea

On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Spiky Bridge. Escape the urban bustle at Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Change things up with a short trip to All4Adventure in Coles Bay (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, and stop by Melshell Oyster Shack.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Swansea trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Swansea takes 4 hours. In November, daytime highs in Swansea are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
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Port Arthur

Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
On the 17th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Remarkable Cave, get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul, and then kick back and relax at Fortescue Bay.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Port Arthur travel route planner.

Getting from Swansea to Port Arthur by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Constitution Dock. Get some cultural insight at Drink Tasmania Premium Tours and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 22nd (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, settle in for a delightful tour with Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hobart using our trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Museums

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.