13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Longford
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

1
night
Longford

Longford ©
Longford is a town in the northern midlands of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Longford trip planner.

Brisbane to Longford is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: highs in Longford hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Longford

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Liffey Falls, Tasmanian Glassblowers
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
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Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species 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 24th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, examine the collection at Don River Railway, and then explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ulverstone route builder tool .

Getting from Longford to Ulverstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Devonport
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre

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 25th (Wed): Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mole Creek online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Ulverstone to Mole Creek in 1.5 hours. December in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tasmanian Wool Centre. and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Explore hidden gems such as Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Melshell Oysters. Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Mole Creek to Coles Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tasmanian Wool Centre., Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Coal Mines Historic Site and Australian Convict Sites are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Fortescue Bay and Maria Island National Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck travel route builder website .

Getting from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Hobart online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Helicopter Tours

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