14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
George Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

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Sydney to Ulverstone is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Ulverstone to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Don River Railway
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

2
nights
George Town

George Town ©
George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): learn about winemaking at Moores Hill Estate, do a tasting at Loira Vines, learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, and finally snap pictures at Batman Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at Bass & Flinders Centre, brush up on your military savvy at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, then do a tasting at Bay of Fires Winery, then learn about winemaking at Wines for Joanie, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tamar Valley Art Shack.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our George Town tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Ulverstone to George Town in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in George Town

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Rowella, Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, Bay of Fires Winery, Goaty Hill Wines
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Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard
Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, then explore the activities along Tamar River, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, and finally look for gifts at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, then steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and finally admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from George Town to Launceston takes an hour. In February, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, Liffey Falls
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Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Spiky Beach Conservation Area and Freycinet National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Friendly Beaches and Spring Vale Wines. Go for a jaunt from Coles Bay to Swansea to see Melshell Oysters about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse and learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay driving holiday planner .

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Melshell Oyster Shack, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and then pause for some photo ops at Dog Line. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site, and then hike along Three Capes Track.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck online trip maker .

Drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Three Capes Track, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Opossum Bay Beach and Kingston Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sullivans Cove and North Hobart. Spend the 11th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, kick back and relax at Nutgrove Beach, pick up some local products at Farm Gate Market, and get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hobart road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Kingston Beach, Opossum Bay Beach
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Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Narryna Heritage Museum ©
Narryna Heritage Museum

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