19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner
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Pyengana
— 1 day
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 4 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 Strahan
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Strahan
— 2 nights
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Mole Creek
— 2 nights
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Pyengana — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Blue Tier and then admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pyengana road trip app.

Devonport to Pyengana is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In December, daytime highs in Pyengana are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Hazards Beach, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, then kick back and relax at Denison Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay online itinerary maker.

Drive from Pyengana to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.
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Eaglehawk Neck — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Ocean Tasmania, take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, and then pause for some photo ops at Dog Line. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck and then contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time 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.
On the 20th (Tue), kick back and relax at Stewarts Bay and then stroll through Three Capes Track.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur trip itinerary maker app.

Port Arthur is just a stone's throw from Eaglehawk Neck. In December, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like River Rafting & Tubing and Helicopter Tours. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, stroll through Seven Mile Beach, and take a peaceful walk through Myrtle Forest.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hobart are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): trek along Cape Queen Elizabeth, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Neck, and then hike along Labillardiere Peninsula Walk. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Bruny Island Quarantine Station and then stroll through Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island online trip builder.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In December in Bruny Island, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Strahan.
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Strahan — 2 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls and then kick back and relax at Ocean Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then head outdoors with Henty Dunes.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Strahan trip planner.

Getting from Bruny Island to Strahan by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the bus 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain, trek along Marion's Lookout Walk, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. On your second day here, trek along The Overland Track.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mole Creek.
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Mole Creek — 2 nights

Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 31st (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Westmorland Falls and then stroll through Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of King Solomans Caves, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mole Creek trip planner.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mole Creek in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Mon).
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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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