10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
George Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
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 18th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve and then explore the galleries of The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, learn about winemaking at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, then steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and finally contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village.

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Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In April, Launceston is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
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Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

2
nights
George Town

George Town ©
George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. On the 20th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Bass & Flinders Centre, learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Ghost Rock Tasmania, and finally see the interesting displays at Don River Railway. On the next day, do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, learn about winemaking at Bay of Fires Winery, then enjoy the sea views from The Low Head Lighthouse, and finally learn about all things military at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our George Town trip planning app .

You can drive from Launceston to George Town in an hour. In April, daytime highs in George Town are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in George Town

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rowella, Low Head, Ghost Rock Tasmania, Goaty Hill Wines, Don River Railway
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Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard

2
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oysters, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from George Town to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then explore and take pictures at Tessellated Pavement, and finally take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 2.5 hours. April in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Maria Island National Park, Port Arthur Historic Site, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

2
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.
On the 26th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, stroll through Seven Mile Beach, then do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, take a stroll through North Hobart, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hobart vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. April in Hobart sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Puddleduck Vineyard, Museum of Old and New Art, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
North Hobart ©
North Hobart

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