11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania route planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive
2
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive
5
Gunns Plains
— 1 night
Drive
6
Strahan
— 2 nights
Bus
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): head outdoors with Tasman Arch and then trek along Three Capes Track. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, then indulge your senses at Bangor Vineyard Shed, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Eaglehawk Neck travel route builder.

Sydney to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Eaglehawk Neck to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Side Trips

Hobart — 1 night

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.
On the 29th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trip

Coles Bay — 2 nights

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.
On the 30th (Fri), stroll through Freycinet National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Mole Creek — 1 night

Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and then stroll through Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mole Creek driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Mole Creek takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gunns Plains.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Gunns Plains — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wings Wildlife Park and then Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gunns Plains itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Gunns Plains takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Mole Creek, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gunns Plains, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Strahan.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Strahan — 2 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 3rd (Tue), stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls. On your second day here, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Strahan travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gunns Plains to Strahan in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Shopping

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 2 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): trek along Shadow Lake Circuit Walk and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then stroll through Marion's Lookout Walk.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip website.

Traveling by bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Tasmania travel guide

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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.