10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seven Mile Beach and North Hobart. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Puddleduck Vineyard and Pooley Wines. The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery, and kick back and relax at Kingston Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hobart online visit planner .

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. April in Hobart sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Kingston Beach, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
North Hobart ©
North Hobart
Puddleduck Vineyard ©
Puddleduck Vineyard

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park, explore and take pictures at Tessellated Pavement, and then pause for some photo ops at Dog Line. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Three Capes Track, steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site, and then get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

Before you visit Eaglehawk Neck, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coal Mines Historic Site, Maria Island National Park, Three Capes Track
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

3
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.
Visiting Friendly Beaches and Freycinet National Park will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Gala Estate Vineyard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and stroll through Wineglass Bay.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

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 5th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls, and then admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, then indulge your taste buds at Entally Estate, then steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and finally steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston sightseeing website .

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Launceston sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Longford, Liffey Falls, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
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Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door

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