10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maria Island National Park as well as Wild Ocean Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, trek along Waterfall Bay, get outside with Tasman Arch, then admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park and then get great views at Fossil Bay Lookout.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck trip planner .

Sydney to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck hover around 22°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tasmania
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Wild Ocean Tasmania ©
Wild Ocean Tasmania
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Three Capes Track has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): hike along Three Capes Track, then take in the dramatic natural features at Shipstern Bluff, then get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul, and finally trek along Three Capes Track. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Government Farm, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage, and finally don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur road trip planning site .

Port Arthur is very close to Eaglehawk Neck. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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 28th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hobart trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Food Tours

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Freycinet Charters. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take a tour by water with Freycinet Charters, take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay holiday maker .

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kings Fine Art Gallery, Bicheno Blowhole
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet Charters ©
Freycinet Charters

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stroll around City Park, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Launceston road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In November in Launceston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
City Park ©
City Park

1
day
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online trip planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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