14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tarraleah
— 1 night
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Devonport
— 1 night
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Launceston — 2 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Hollybank Wilderness Adventures, Cataract Gorge Reserve, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and then do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around City Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then see the sights in a new way with Hollybank Wilderness Adventures.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston online sightseeing planner.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Launceston, with lows of 3°C. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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.
You've added Wineglass Bay Lookout, ALL4, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 28th (Tue), trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then get outside with ALL4.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur — 1 night

Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Hobart.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Battery Point Sculpture Trail, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Mount Wellington. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement and then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and then get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart tour planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Tarraleah.
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Tarraleah — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Tarraleah Falls and then take some stellar pictures from Tarraleah Power Station Lookout.

Before you visit Tarraleah, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Hobart to Tarraleah in 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Strahan.
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Strahan — 1 night

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Strahan trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Tarraleah to Strahan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 2 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You've now added Lake St. Clair to your itinerary. On the 4th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then hike along Marion's Lookout Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Cradle Mountain and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling 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.
The Nut State Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve and then sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and then experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Devonport travel route planner.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in July, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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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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