14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
King Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Launceston
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h
4
Bruny Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
St Marys
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
King Island

King Island ©
For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our King Island holiday maker .

Sydney to King Island is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in King Island

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf
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Cape Wickham Lighthouse ©
Cape Wickham Lighthouse

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, then stop by Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, view the masterpieces at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Lobster Ponds, then visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse, then look for gifts at The Angel's Share, and finally stop by Providore 24.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Stanley tour itinerary app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from King Island to Stanley. In September, daytime highs in Stanley are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wynyard, Lobster Ponds, Rocky Cape Lighthouse
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

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.
Visit Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Goaty Hill Wines and Deloraine Creative Studios. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Platypus House (in Beauty Point), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner .

Drive from Stanley to Launceston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Launceston are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Longford, Deloraine Creative Studios, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Goaty Hill Wines
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

2
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Cape Bruny Lighthouse, do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines, then look for gifts at Bruny Island Chocolate Company, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Forestvale Design Centre. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Bruny Island Quarantine Station, view the masterpieces at Art at The Point Gallery, and then don't miss a visit to The Neck.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bruny Island trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Launceston to Bruny Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Bruny Island can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Richmond Gaol and Salamanca Arts Centre. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Nolan Art Gallery & School. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell) and Cape Raoul (in Port Arthur). There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, and browse the fresh offerings at Farm Gate Market.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hobart online trip itinerary builder .

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. In September in Hobart, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to St Marys.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Nonesuch Distillery, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Cape Raoul
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Salamanca Arts Centre ©
Salamanca Arts Centre
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

2
nights
St Marys

St Marys ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, view the masterpieces at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, and finally see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our St Marys online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to St Marys takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St Marys

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Bicheno
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

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