14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Bruny Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and The Tamar Valley. Get some cultural insight at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Wines for Joanie. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, don't miss a visit to The Town Clock, admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, and see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.

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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. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Wines for Joanie, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, then see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mole Creek planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Mole Creek in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Coles Beach
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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Freycinet National Park and East Coast Natureworld. Escape the urban bustle at Freycinet Marine Farm and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

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

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

2
nights
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 15th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Cape Bruny Lighthouse, do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines, then examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, and finally don't miss a visit to The Neck. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of South Bruny National Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island road trip planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Bruny Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Wineries
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

4
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.
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Lady Franklin Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Cascade Brewery and Salamanca Arts Centre. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Raspins Beach in Orford, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Opossum Bay Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, stroll through Seven Mile Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Tinderbox Marine Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Raspins Beach, Bellerive Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Roches Beach, Kingston Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Salamanca Arts Centre ©
Salamanca Arts Centre

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