7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania itinerary planner
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Fly to Hobart, Ferry to Bruny Island
Bruny Island
— 1 day
Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Strahan
— 1 night
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night


Bruny Island — 1 day

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck and then trek along Fluted Cape Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bruny Island route planner.

Sydney to Bruny Island is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Bruny Island hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Strahan.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Strahan road trip planning site.

Getting from Bruny Island to Strahan by combination of car and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mole Creek.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Mole Creek — 1 night

Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 26th (Wed), Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

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You can drive from Strahan to Mole Creek in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay. Step off the beaten path and head to Mt Amos Climb and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Spiky Bridge (in Swansea). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, stop by Melshell Oyster Shack, and explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck — 1 night

On the 30th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trip

Tasmania travel guide

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.