6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania vacation planner
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive to Devonport Airport, Fly to Melbourne


Eaglehawk Neck — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): learn about winemaking at Bangor Vineyard Shed, see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Port Arthur Historic Site and then head outdoors with Tasman Arch.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Melbourne in January: highs in Eaglehawk Neck hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.
Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips

Coles Bay — 3 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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Wineglass Bay and Friendly Beaches. Do some cultural sightseeing at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Step out of Coles Bay with an excursion to Bicheno Blowhole in Bicheno--about 38 minutes away. Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's more to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay tour planning tool.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Mole Creek.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trips

Mole Creek — 1 night

Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mole Creek online itinerary planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Mole Creek by car takes about 3 hours. January in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Tasmania travel guide

Nature & Parks · 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.