10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Seven Mile Beach and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Get some historical perspective at St. David's Cathedral and Constitution Dock. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, take a stroll through North Hobart, pause for some serene contemplation at Hobart Full Gospel Central Church, and stop by The Wicked Cheese Co..

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip itinerary maker tool .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Hobart reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Seven Mile Beach
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Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 11th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Fortescue Bay, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. In May in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Port Arthur Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Craigie Knowe Vineyard. Get outdoors at Friendly Beaches and Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, and walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

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Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Craigie Knowe Vineyard, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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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

1
night
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, and then take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mole Creek road trip planning site .

Getting from Coles Bay to Mole Creek by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Nature Parks Trails
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave

2
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, and then see the interesting displays at Don River Railway. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon, then do a tasting at Ghost Rock Tasmania, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ulverstone day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ulverstone are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Devonport, Ghost Rock Tasmania
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

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