11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
George Town
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Bruny Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
End: Hobart

1
night
George Town

George Town ©
George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. On the 10th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, learn about winemaking at Moores Hill Estate, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, then get great views at Mt George Lookout, and finally learn about all things military at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Tamar Valley Art Shack, learn about winemaking at Loira Vines, do a tasting at Delamere Vineyards, then do a tasting at Bay of Fires Winery, and finally see the interesting displays at Bass & Flinders Centre.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town trip itinerary tool .

Hobart to George Town is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in George Town

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, Bay of Fires Winery, Goaty Hill Wines, Platypus House
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Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, then savor the flavors at Entally Estate, and finally contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Launceston Tramway Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then admire the striking features of Franklin House, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planner .

Traveling by car from George Town to Launceston takes an hour. In September in Launceston, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
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Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Melshell Oysters, do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Spring Vale Wines, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, 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

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the activities along Fortescue Bay, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

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

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, stop by Bruny Island Honey, view the masterpieces at Art at The Point Gallery, then learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Forestvale Design Centre.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island itinerary maker website .

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Bruny Island in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Museums Shopping Wineries
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Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

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.
On the 18th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then stop by The Wicked Cheese Co., then do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, and finally kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart journey maker website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Hobart are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Puddleduck Vineyard ©
Puddleduck Vineyard

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