15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
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.
Launceston is known for wildlife, parks, museums, nature, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, learn about winemaking at Bell & Gong, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Launceston sightseeing app .

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 February, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Longford
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online route maker .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands), Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, and get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Spring Vale Wines
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

3
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.
Step out of Port Arthur with an excursion to Fossil Bay Lookout in Eaglehawk Neck--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Arthur trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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.
Hobart is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Kingston Beach, Richmond Bridge
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 22:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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