10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary builder
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Sheffield
— 2 nights
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Devonport
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
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St Helens
— 1 night
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 1 night
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Hobart — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, stop by Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart visit planner.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in July; daily highs in Hobart reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sheffield.
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Sheffield — 2 nights

Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot and then take in the pleasant sights at Tasmania’s Town of Murals. On the next day, Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then look for gifts at World Of Marbles.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sheffield itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Sheffield in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daily temperatures in Sheffield can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Devonport.
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Devonport — 1 night

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 10th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Devonport trip planner.

Devonport is very close to Sheffield. In July, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Launceston.
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Launceston — 1 night

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 (Mon), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

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You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to St Helens.
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St Helens — 1 night

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 12th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, and then learn about all things military at Warship & Marine Corps Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our St Helens driving holiday site.

Drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in St Helens are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary site.

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally look for gifts at The Gift of Wildlife.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hobart tour builder site.

Getting from Coles Bay to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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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.
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