20 days in Tasmania Itinerary

20 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Bruny Island
— 3 nights
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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St Helens
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 4 nights

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Explore hidden gems such as Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Tessellated Pavement. Escape the urban bustle at Maria Island National Park and Tasman Arch. When in Eaglehawk Neck, make a side trip to see Coal Mines Historic Site in Saltwater River, approximately Saltwater River away.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck vacation planner.

Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck. In June, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

4
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Hobart

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Russell Falls and Runnymede House. For shopping fun, head to Salamanca Arts Centre or The Wicked Cheese Co.. Change things up with a short trip to Enchanted Woods in Castle Forbes Bay (about 56 minutes away). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, see the interesting displays at Richmond Gaol, and do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Maritime Museum of Tasmania
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

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Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Neck and Cape Bruny Lighthouse. Get in touch with nature at Fluted Cape Trail and South Bruny National Park. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines, take in the exciting artwork at Art at The Point Gallery, stop by Bruny Island Honey, and examine the collection at Bruny Island History Room.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bruny Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

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Coles Bay

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.
Get in touch with nature at Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Melshell Oyster Shack and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook), East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Kate's Berry Farm (in Swansea). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, and learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay tour app.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Coles Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

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St Helens

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.
On the 15th (Tue), admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, identify plant and animal life at St Helens Point Conservation Area, then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Ralphs Falls, admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, and then view the masterpieces at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the St Helens sightseeing planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

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Launceston

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to The Tamar Valley and Platypus House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella), Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Yarns Artwork in Silk, admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, and examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

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