14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  7​h
1
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 4 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
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 24th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Stanley online day trip planner .

Sydney to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Stanley at 25°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

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 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon, and then examine the collection at Don River Railway.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ulverstone trip planner .

Drive from Stanley to Ulverstone in 1.5 hours. March in Ulverstone sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Don River Railway, Wings Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

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 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then admire the striking features of Franklin House. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, meet the residents at Seahorse World, then learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Loira Vines.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Launceston day trip planner.

You can drive from Ulverstone to Launceston in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, Loira Vines
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Freycinet National Park and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Three Thumbs Lookout (in Orford) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Three Thumbs Lookout, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Melshell Oyster Shack, Gala Estate Vineyard, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 2nd (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Three Capes Track, then identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck trip website .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. In April in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seven Mile Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, stop by The Wicked Cheese Co., and go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In April in Hobart, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

The Wicked Cheese Co., Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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