8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Mount Field National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

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Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park
To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mount Field National Park online trip planner .

Sydney to Mount Field National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Mount Field National Park at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

#Nature, #Parks
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair and then hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online trip planner .

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Beauty Point.

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

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. On the 4th (Thu), meet the residents at Seahorse World, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, explore the galleries of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, do a tasting at Wines for Joanie, then look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Beauty Point trip planner .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Beauty Point in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Beauty Point

#Museums, #Parks, #Wineries

Side Trips

Tamar Valley Art Shack, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Holm Oak Vineyards, Wines for Joanie, Goaty Hill Wines
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, get a taste of local nightlife at Turners Beach Berry Patch, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Reliquaire, and finally examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Devonport trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. October in Devonport sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Latrobe, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
Reliquaire ©
Reliquaire

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night
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 6th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Launceston route planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Launceston are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

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Coles Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip website .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trip

Gala Estate Vineyard
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Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

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Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. On the 8th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bicheno road trip tool .

Bicheno is just a short distance from Coles Bay. October in Bicheno sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

#Wildlife, #Tours, #Outdoors
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally stroll through Seven Mile Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hobart journey maker tool .

You can drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Outdoors, #Breweries, #Beaches

Side Trip

Seven Mile Beach
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Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Cat and Fiddle Arcade ©
Cat and Fiddle Arcade

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