21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: George Town Watch House (in George Town), Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House) and Iron Pot Bay Vineyard (in Rowella). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take a stroll through Design Inn, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and walk around City Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Launceston day trip app.

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. In January, Launceston is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

4
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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.
Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana) and St Helens (St Columba Waterfall & The Shop in the Bush). Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Honeymoon Bay, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip website.

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Eaglehawk Neck

Go for a jaunt from Eaglehawk Neck to Port Arthur to see Government Farm about 30 minutes away.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

6
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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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. On the 22nd (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, learn insider's secrets on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hobart road trip planning site.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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 26th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan vacation app.

You can drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Step out of Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to go to Parrawe and see Hellyer Gorge, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons, and appreciate the views at Great Western Mountains.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

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.