14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Bruny Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Bridport
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
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 18th (Thu): hike along Fluted Cape Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bruny Island trip itinerary builder site .

Sydney to Bruny Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Bruny Island at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Trails
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South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park

2
nights
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 Tahune Forest AirWalk as well as Tall Trees Walk. On the 20th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Tall Trees Walk, trek along Tahune Forest AirWalk, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery, and then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart vacation planner .

Getting from Bruny Island to Hobart by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Tall Trees Walk, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
On the 22nd (Mon), trek along Three Capes Track, explore the striking landscape at Shipstern Bluff, then steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites, and finally make a trip to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Lime Bay State Reserve.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Port Arthur road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Trails Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 24th (Wed), stroll through Tasman National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, then contemplate the waterfront views at Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, and finally stroll through Waterfall Bay.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck road trip planner .

Eaglehawk Neck is just a short distance from Port Arthur. In April, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck
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Waterfall Bay ©
Waterfall Bay
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Coles Bay Jetty, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Whalers Lookout, do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, and finally stroll through Honeymoon Bay.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay vacation planner .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Freycinet, Bicheno
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, pick up some local products at Harvest Launceston, Community Farmers’ Market, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, then have some family-friendly fun at Gorge Scenic Chairlift, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Launceston journey planning site .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April in Launceston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Franklin House ©
Franklin House
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Gorge Scenic Chairlift ©
Gorge Scenic Chairlift

1
night
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Alum Cliffs, admire the masterpieces at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, then Head underground at King Solomans Caves, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mole Creek sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Mole Creek takes an hour. In April in Mole Creek, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Alum Cliffs, Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
King Solomans Caves ©
King Solomans Caves
Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum ©
Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum

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night
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 29th (Mon): trek along Larmairremener tabelti, explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary website .

Drive from Mole Creek to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

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

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

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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 30th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Preston Falls, let the kids burn off some steam at Penguin Foreshore, make a trip to Giant Penguin, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, and finally enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ulverstone day trip tool .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Ulverstone in 3.5 hours. In April in Ulverstone, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Bridport.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Devonport, Penguin
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Preston Falls ©
Preston Falls
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse ©
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse

1
night
Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 1st (Wed), stroll through Mount William National Park, then sample the tasty concoctions at Little Rivers Brewing Co, and then go for a walk through Bridport Walking Track.

Discover how to plan a Bridport trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ulverstone to Bridport takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Bridport can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bridport

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Bridport Walking Track ©
Bridport Walking Track
Mount William National Park ©
Mount William National Park

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