11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Ulverstone
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 2 nights
End: Hobart

1
day
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. On the 15th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, admire the sheer force of Preston Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, and finally examine the collection at Don River Railway.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ulverstone trip site .

Hobart to Ulverstone is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Devonport, Wings Wildlife Park
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Preston Falls ©
Preston Falls

1
night
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, then admire all the interesting features of Alum Cliffs, and finally explore the world behind art at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ulverstone to Mole Creek takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, Alum Cliffs
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Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum ©
Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum

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 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, then take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, then identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, then explore the activities along Tamar River, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Launceston trip maker website .

You can drive from Mole Creek to Launceston in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Longford, Liffey Falls
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oysters, then kick back and relax at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and finally get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay holiday planner.

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): hike along Three Capes Track, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, then get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site

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 23rd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Opossum Bay Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart visit planning site .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Kingston Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

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