14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Devonport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Strahan
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Port Arthur Historic Site. Shene Tasmania and St. David's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Every Man and His Dog Vineyard and Sullivans Cove. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: South Cape Bay (in Southwest National Park), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Cockle Creek (in Southport). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, wander the streets of North Hobart, get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum, and stop by The Wicked Cheese Co..

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart holiday planner .

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in June; daily highs in Hobart reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Port Arthur Historic Site, South Cape Bay
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Shene Tasmania ©
Shene Tasmania

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay journey planner.

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Kings Fine Art Gallery
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Brickendon Colonial Farm Village and The Low Head Lighthouse. Do your shopping at Goaty Hill Wines and Design Centre Tasmania. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Rowella (Holm Oak Vineyards & Iron Pot Bay Vineyard), Loira Vines (in Sidmouth) and Platypus House (in Beauty Point). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Bass & Flinders Centre, brush up on your military savvy at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Low Head, Rowella, Platypus House, Bass & Flinders Centre, Goaty Hill Wines
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Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard

2
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 24th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, and finally don't miss a visit to Giant Penguin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get advice or help at Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame, see the interesting displays at Don River Railway, then get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, then explore the galleries of Devonport Regional Gallery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Devonport itinerary planning site .

Take a bus from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Devonport, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Giant Penguin, Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, then take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, and then steep yourself in history at Kenworthys Stamper Mill.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning site .

You can drive from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

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

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Kenworthys Stamper Mill
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Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site ©

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 27th (Thu), get outside with Henty Dunes, get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Spion Kop Lookout.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Strahan online visit planner .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Spion Kop Lookout, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
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West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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