8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
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Binalong Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— Few hours
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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker.

Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 4-hour bus ride. You can also drive. You will leave for Launceston on the 26th (Sat).

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

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), sample some tasty brews at Prestige Tours Tasmania, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around City Park, take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

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Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In December in Launceston, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

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Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires, then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and then relax and rejuvenate at Aloha Dreaming Massage.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Binalong Bay online trip maker.

You can drive from Launceston to Binalong Bay in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Binalong Bay are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip builder.

Traveling by car from Binalong Bay to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

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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.
Port Arthur is known for historic sites, trails, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, explore the striking landscape at Shipstern Bluff, make a trip to Remarkable Cave, and take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. December in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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Eaglehawk Neck

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Eaglehawk Neck driving holiday planner.

Eaglehawk Neck is just a short distance from Port Arthur. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

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.