14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania itinerary planner
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Devonport
— 1 night
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Richmond
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 1 night

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cradle Country Adventures. On the 17th (Tue), trot along with Cradle Country Adventures and then take a leisurely stroll along Enchanted Walk.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip maker site.

Melbourne to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll through Alum Cliffs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach.

Find out how to plan Devonport trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport takes 2.5 hours. In January in Devonport, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Bay of Fires.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read St Helens online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to St Helens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in St Helens, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Hazards Beach and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Honeymoon Bay.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip maker tool.

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive 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.
To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll set off for Richmond on the 24th (Tue).
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Richmond — 2 nights

Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Sullivans Cove Distillery. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Pooseum and then do a tasting at Pressing Matters.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Richmond road trip planning site.

Richmond is just a stone's throw from Hobart. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.
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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 day by day itinerary now includes Fork n Farm Homestead, Tasmania. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get a taste of local nightlife at Fork n Farm Homestead, Tasmania and then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Launceston day trip planner.

You can drive from Richmond to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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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