13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Visiting Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Tamar Island Wetlands will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Platypus House and The Tamar Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Brickendon Colonial Farm Village (in Longford), Mole Creek Caves (in Mole Creek) and Reliquaire (in Latrobe). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, revel in the low prices at Waverly Woolen Mills Factory Outlet, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary planning site .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Launceston at 22°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Reliquaire, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
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Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, then browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, then identify plant and animal life at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read St Helens trip builder app .

Drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. November in St Helens sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pyengana Dairy, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Pyengana Dairy ©
Pyengana Dairy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oyster Shack, then identify plant and animal life at Friendly Beaches, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planner .

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Spring Vale Wines
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Visit Coal Mines Historic Site and Cape Raoul for their historical value. Visiting Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Fortescue Bay will get you outdoors.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Eaglehawk Neck trip planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Taranna, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Neck and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Seven Mile Beach. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, contemplate the long history of Salamanca Arts Centre, admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, and look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co..

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hobart road trip site .

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach, The Neck
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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