15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner

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Make it your trip
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Launceston
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
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Strahan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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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.
To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip app.

Perth to Launceston is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in August: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 4 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Devils @ Cradle as well as Dove Lake Circuit. Step off the beaten path and head to Cradle Mountain Canyons and The Overland Track. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Take a bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Strahan.

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

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Strahan

— 3 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Explore hidden gems such as Mount Jukes and Iron Blow Lookout. When in Strahan, make a side trip to see Spion Kop Lookout in Queenstown, approximately Queenstown away.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan road trip planning website.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mount Field National Park

— 4 nights
Explore hidden gems such as Tall Trees Walk and Lady Barron Falls. Get in touch with nature at Russell Falls and Lake Dobson. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Field National Park: Bothwell (Nant Distillery & Ratho Golf Course).

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mount Field National Park trip maker site.

You can drive from Strahan to Mount Field National Park in 4 hours. August in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trips

Hobart

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sub-Antarctic Plant House, Wineglass Bay Day Tours and Salamanca Market. Explore hidden gems such as North Hobart and Brooke Street Pier. Escape the urban bustle at Raptor Refuge and Myrtle Forest. There's much more to do: take a stroll through South Hobart, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, and have fun at St. David's Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hobart vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.