15 days in Devonport & Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Devonport & Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Devonport & Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  5​h
1
Devonport
— 9 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Launceston
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Adelaide

9
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Devonport: Burnie (Makers Workshop & Hellyers Road Distillery), Wynyard (Boat Harbour Beach, Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, & more) and Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Dove Lake Circuit, Cradle Mountain, & more). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, and examine the collection at Don River Railway.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport tour website .

Adelaide to Devonport is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in August; daily highs in Devonport reach 13°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Sheffield, Wynyard, Latrobe, Burnie
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Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Platypus House (in Beauty Point), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Rowella (Holm Oak Vineyards & Iron Pot Bay Vineyard). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, walk around City Park, and take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

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Traveling by bus from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Launceston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

Rowella, Platypus House, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Delamere Vineyards
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James Boag Brewery Experience ©
James Boag Brewery Experience
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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