10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Sheffield
— 2 nights
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Devonport
— 1 night
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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

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then look for gifts at Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hobart sightseeing planning site.

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. In September, Hobart is slightly colder than Brisbane - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive 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 16th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot and then take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, then identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then look for gifts at World Of Marbles.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sheffield trip tool.

Getting from Hobart to Sheffield by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Devonport online travel route planner.

Devonport is very close to Sheffield. In September, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Launceston.
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Launceston — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Devonport to Launceston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, and then brush up on your military savvy at Warship & Marine Corps Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the St Helens trip planner.

Getting from Launceston to St Helens by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb.

Discover how to plan a Coles Bay trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

On the 22nd (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, admire the masterpieces at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally stop by The Gift of Wildlife.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hobart online trip builder.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back 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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