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
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Port Arthur
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
6
Eaglehawk Neck
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Hobart
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Bruny Island
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Richmond
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
11
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
12
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
13
Launceston
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, then steep yourself in history at Entally Estate, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, do a tasting at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, and finally make a trip to The Town Clock.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Launceston online travel planner .

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. In April, Launceston is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Rowella, Goaty Hill Wines, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails. Keep things going the next day: browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens travel tool .

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in St Helens are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, St Columba Falls Reserve, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay online travel planner .

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Honeymoon Bay
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

1
night
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.
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Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 19th (Fri), you're off toPort Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
On the 19th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

few
hours
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck trip site .

Eaglehawk Neck is just a short distance from Port Arthur. In April in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Museums
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Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

1
night
Hobart

Hobart
For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Hobart route builder website .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Bruny Island on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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1
day
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, then stop by Bruny Island Honey, then explore the galleries of Art at The Point Gallery, and finally learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island road trip website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Museums Shopping Wineries
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Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

1
night
Hobart

Hobart
To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. On the 21st (Sun), you're off toRichmond.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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hours
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then examine the collection at Old Hobart Town Model Village.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Richmond travel itinerary planner .

Richmond is just a short distance from Hobart. In April in Richmond, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Old Hobart Town Model Village ©
Old Hobart Town Model Village

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hobart holiday planner .

Hobart is very close to Richmond. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Seven Mile Beach, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): trek along Larmairremener tabelti and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. You'll set off for Launceston on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Westmorland Falls
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk

few
hours
Launceston

Launceston ©
For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip planner.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Shopping
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Franklin House ©
Franklin House

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