12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mole Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Hobart

1
night
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Lady Barron Falls.

Make your Mount Field National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Hobart to Mount Field National Park is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Styx Valley
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Lady Barron Falls ©
Lady Barron Falls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Okines Beach, then kick back and relax at Opossum Bay Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nutgrove Beach, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hobart online day trip planner .

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. January in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Kingston Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Freycinet National Park and Coles Bay Jetty. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Change things up with a short trip to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm and contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip website .

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

3
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Devils @ Cradle. Escape the urban bustle at Cradle Mountain and Mole Creek Caves. Take a break from Mole Creek with a short trip to Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot in Promised Land, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, take in the dramatic natural features at Alum Cliffs, and delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mole Creek trip app .

Getting from Coles Bay to Mole Creek by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, Alum Cliffs
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
On the 12th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Notley Fern Gorge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip planning website .

Getting from Mole Creek to Launceston by car takes about an hour. In January, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Notley Fern Gorge, Platypus House
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The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve

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