15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania journey planner
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Fly
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Devonport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Drive to Kettering, Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Kettering Ferry Terminal, Ferry Rd, Fly to Sydney

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Eaglehawk Neck — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, get outside with Tasman Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Three Capes Track, then make a trip to Remarkable Cave, and then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

Sydney to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Eaglehawk Neck at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can 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 15th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, then don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, and then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip builder app.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to St Helens.
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St Helens — 2 nights

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 17th (Sun): admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally learn about all things military at Warship & Marine Corps Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Bay of Fires, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the St Helens online travel planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. July in St Helens sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, then get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and then surround yourself with nature on Low Head Penguin Tours. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Launceston road trip planner.

Drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Launceston are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Devonport.
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Devonport — 2 nights

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 21st (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon, Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, then identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, find something for the whole family at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, and then wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Devonport route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Devonport sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive 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.
On the 23rd (Sat), kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Strahan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) 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.
On the 24th (Sun), take a stroll through North Hobart, then examine the collection at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, then sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Old Hobart Town Model Village, then do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sandy Bay, and finally experience rural life at Grandvewe Cheeses.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hobart online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.
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Bruny Island — 2 nights

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at The Neck, then examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Bruny Lighthouse, and finally admire the natural beauty at Inala Jurassic Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bruny Island travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel 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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