11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  7​h
1
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 23rd (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley trip itinerary builder .

Sydney to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Stanley hover around 26°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rocky Cape Lighthouse
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

1
night
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then do a tasting at Wines for Joanie, then do a tasting at Loira Vines, and finally learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Beauty Point tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Beauty Point in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Museums Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Tamar Valley Art Shack, Holm Oak Vineyards, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Halls Falls, and then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read St Helens online holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to St Helens takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Halls Falls
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Halls Falls ©
Halls Falls

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Freycinet National Park and Craigie Knowe Vineyard. Relax by the water at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Honeymoon Bay. There's still lots to do: stroll through Wineglass Bay, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay holiday planning website .

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno, Craigie Knowe Vineyard
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Constitution Dock. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Richmond Gaol. Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). On the 1st (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, look for gifts at Aspect Design, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hobart tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Richmond Gaol
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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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