15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive
6
St Helens
— 1 night
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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 out of the city life by going to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Sidmouth (Swinging Gate Vineyard & Loira Vines) and Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at Prestige Tours Tasmania, stop by Design Inn, do a tasting at The Pinot Shop, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience.

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Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in February, with highs in Launceston at 28°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

1
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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Strahan, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Head to Salamanca Market and The Sensory Tasmaniafor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Opossum Bay Beach (in Opossum Bay) and Seven Mile Beach (in Seven Mile Beach). There's still lots to do: gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and appreciate the history behind Cockle Creek.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hobart road trip planner.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

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 9th (Tue), trek along Three Capes Track, get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Port Arthur Historic Site, then kick back and relax at Stewarts Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Port Arthur online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

4
nights
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.
Relax by the water at Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay. Get in touch with nature at Freycinet National Park and Spiky Beach Conservation Area. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Denison Beach (in Bicheno). There's still lots to do: get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, kick back and relax at Hazards Beach, and do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard.

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Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at Aloha Dreaming Massage, then identify plant and animal life at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and then play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course.

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Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Golf

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.