6 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Launceston Airport, Drive to Pyengana
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Pyengana
— 1 day
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive
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St Marys
— 1 night
Drive to Launceston Airport, Fly to Sydney

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Pyengana — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy and then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyengana online journey planner.

Sydney to Pyengana is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Pyengana to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.
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Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Coles Bay — 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Bicheno (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Bicheno Blowhole, &more). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, and explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Pyengana to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to St Marys.
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Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trip

St Marys — 1 night

St Marys is a small township nestled at the junction of the Tasman Highway and the Esk Highway on the East Coast of Tasmania, Australia just 10 kilometres (six miles) from the coast.It had a population of 522 as of the 2006 census, although in the early 2000s it was one of the fastest growing areas of Tasmania. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery and then examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the St Marys trip planning website.

Getting from Coles Bay to St Marys by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Museums · Shopping