11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Devonport
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Auckland

1
night
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 15th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip tool .

Auckland, New Zealand to Launceston is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Auckland in November, expect little chillier with lows of 8°C in Launceston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Rowella, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
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Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

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.
On the 17th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, browse the exhibits of Kings Fine Art Gallery, then learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, and finally do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Coles Bay using our 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 take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Kings Fine Art Gallery
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:
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Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, get great views at Fossil Bay Lookout, trek along Waterfall Bay, explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, then get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, and finally appreciate the history behind Dog Line.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck trip maker .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 19:
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Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Narryna Heritage Museum, then take a stroll through Sullivans Cove, and finally wander the streets of North Hobart. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): look for gifts at The Sensory Tasmania, do a tasting at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, contemplate the long history of Shene Tasmania, then get curious at Pooseum, then engage your brain at Grote Reber Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nonesuch Distillery.

To plan Richmond vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Richmond is very close to Hobart. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Richmond

Childrens Museums Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Shene Tasmania, Grote Reber Museum, Nonesuch Distillery
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:
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Pooseum ©
Pooseum
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard ©
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard
Shene Tasmania ©
Shene Tasmania

3
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 23rd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach, see the interesting displays at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Fossil Bluff, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Penguin Foreshore, then see the interesting displays at Burnie Regional Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Lillico Beach Conservation Area.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Devonport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Devonport sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. You will leave for home on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wynyard, Penguin Foreshore, Burnie Regional Museum
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Fossil Bluff ©
Fossil Bluff

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