11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney

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.
You've now added Cascades Female Factory Historic Site to your itinerary. Attractions like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature & Wildlife Tours make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tahune Forest AirWalk and St. David's Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip builder site .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, Hobart is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Tahune Forest AirWalk
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and then pause for some photo ops at Dog Line. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site and then hike along Three Capes Track.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck road trip planning app .

Getting from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Three Capes Track, Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Friendly Beaches and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Change things up with a short trip to Melshell Oysters in Swansea (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay road trip planning app .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Melshell Oyster Shack
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

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 12th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mole Creek trip planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Mole Creek by car takes about 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave

2
nights
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 13th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, then Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, and then admire the sheer force of Preston Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: join in the after-dark buzz at Turners Beach Berry Patch, then identify plant and animal life at Fern Glade Reserve, and then explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ulverstone day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Ulverstone can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Fern Glade Reserve, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Preston Falls ©
Preston Falls

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