27 days in Tasmania Itinerary

27 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour itinerary planner
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Coles Bay
— 5 nights
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Launceston
— 5 nights
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Strahan
— 4 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck — 3 nights

Step out of Eaglehawk Neck to go to Port Arthur and see Cape Raoul, which is approximately 40 minutes away.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck trip planner.

Brisbane to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in December; daily highs in Eaglehawk Neck reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 6 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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 21st (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning app.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. December in Hobart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Bicheno (Bicheno Blowhole, East Coast Natureworld, &more) and Craigie Knowe Vineyard (in Cranbrook). The adventure continues: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Bay Jetty, go for a walk through Cape Tourville Circuit Walk, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Launceston.
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Launceston — 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bass & Flinders Maritime Museum (in George Town), Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, stroll around City Park, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Strahan.
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Strahan — 4 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Get out of town with these interesting Strahan side-trips: Queenstown (Queenstown Railway Station, Nelson Falls, &more) and Frenchmans Cap (in Derwent Bridge). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Montezuma Falls.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Strahan trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Launceston to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 3 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, stroll through Larmairremener tabelti, surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons, and hike along Marion's Lookout Walk.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park travel itinerary planner.

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 12th (Thu) early enough 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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