12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Visiting Fortescue Bay and Waterfall Bay will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Port Arthur Historic Site and Cape Raoul.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck trip planner .

Sydney to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get little chillier in Eaglehawk Neck: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Tasmania, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tasmanian Wool Centre. and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Museum-lovers will appreciate Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration and Waubs Bay Gallery. Step out of Coles Bay to go to Cranbrook and see Spring Vale Wines, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, stroll through Honeymoon Bay, learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and admire all the interesting features of Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Coles Bay, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Freycinet, Bicheno, Tasmanian Wool Centre.
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Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Seven Mile Beach and Franklin River Nature Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider. Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, admire the landmark architecture of Constitution Dock, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. April in Hobart sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Seven Mile Beach, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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