15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Russell Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park vacation builder tool .

Sydney to Mount Field National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in January: high temperatures in Mount Field National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Franklin River Nature Trail
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Lake Dobson ©
Lake Dobson

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 14th (Mon), hike along Larmairremener tabelti and then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park travel app .

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

2
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 16th (Wed), Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, and then take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls. On your second day here, relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, experience rural life at Melita Honey Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mole Creek driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mole Creek in 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Chudleigh, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Melita Honey Farm ©
Melita Honey Farm

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
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.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, and then explore the activities along Tamar River.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Launceston travel route planning site .

Drive from Mole Creek to Launceston in an hour. January in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Platypus House
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

3
nights
Coles Bay

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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Freycinet Marine Farm will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like East Coast Natureworld and Coles Bay. Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Wineglass Bay Lookout and enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Bay Jetty.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary app .

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

4
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maria Island National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Fortescue Bay. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, and stroll through Seven Mile Beach.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart online road trip planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Bellerive Beach, Maria Island National Park, Fortescue Bay, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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