9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania Trip Planner

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Berriedale
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Bus
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Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Coles Bay
— 1 day
Drive
5
Copping
— 2 nights
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Berriedale

— 2 nights
Berriedale is a suburb in the northern suburbs of Hobart, capital of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Berriedale trip planner.

Sydney to Berriedale is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Berriedale at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Berriedale

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cradle Mountain and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

Plan my day in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Berriedale to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Launceston.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Launceston

— 3 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.
On the 11th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then get a taste of the local shopping with Design Centre Tasmania, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. Keep things going the next day: stroll around City Park, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Marion's Vineyard.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Launceston road trip planning app.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. January in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 1 day
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 13th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Freycinet Marine Farm.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Copping.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Trails

Side Trip

Copping

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Copping tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Copping in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copping

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Nature & Parks · 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.