9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 day
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cygnet
— 2 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 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.
On the 16th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston attractions planner.

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. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around 22°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

1
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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 17th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Halls Falls, identify plant and animal life at St Helens Point Conservation Area, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the St Helens trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

3
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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay. Get outdoors at Freycinet National Park and East Coast Natureworld. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay day trip planner.

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cygnet.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

2
nights
Cygnet

Cygnet is a town in the Huon Valley, south of Huonville, Tasmania.HistoryThe Nuenonne were the original land-owning group of a large territory in South East Tasmania, including Cygnet, Hobart and Bruny Island. You've now added The Farmhouse Kitchen to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): learn and have fun at The Farmhouse Kitchen, look for gifts at Cygneture Chocolates, and then appreciate the history behind Snug Bushfire Memorial. On your second day here, experience rural life at Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery, identify plant and animal life at Raptor Refuge, and then trek along Tahune Forest AirWalk.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cygnet day trip site.

Drive from Coles Bay to Cygnet in 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Cygnet

Classes · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then explore the activities along Waterfall Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, head outdoors with Tasman Arch, then see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Cygnet to Eaglehawk Neck in 2 hours. In November in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.