16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

— 2 nights
Eaglehawk Neck is known for outdoors, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Port Arthur Historic Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Maingon Lookout, contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, and surround yourself with nature on Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck driving holiday tool.

Perth to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Eaglehawk Neck due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in July, expect Eaglehawk Neck to be little chillier, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

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.
Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. The adventure continues: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Launceston

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek), 3 Willows Vineyard (in Red Hills) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, stroll around City Park, look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and get a sense of history and politics at City of Launceston Town Hall.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Hobart

— 5 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.
Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Pulpit Rock Lookout (in New Norfolk) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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.