15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Huonville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Lunawanna, Bruny Island
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Strathgordon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Launceston
— 2 nights
End: Launceston


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2
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally make a trip to Constitution Dock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Hobart. July in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Huonville.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©

1
night
Huonville

Huonville ©
Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Pelverata Falls Track, identify plant and animal life at Raptor Refuge, and then sample the fine beverages at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Huonville online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Huonville in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Huonville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Raptor Refuge
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Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge

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 5th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. On your second day here, make a trip to Remarkable Cave and then trek along Three Capes Track.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Huonville to Port Arthur takes 2 hours. In July in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lunawanna.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

1
night
Lunawanna, Bruny Island

Lunawanna ©
On the 7th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse and then make a trip to The Neck.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lunawanna online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Port Arthur to Lunawanna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Lunawanna

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruny Island
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lunawanna to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Strathgordon.

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

Nature Parks
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

1
night
Strathgordon

Strathgordon ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Creepy Crawly Nature Trail, admire the engineering at Gordon Dam, and then see human ingenuity at work at Serpentine Dam.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Strathgordon online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strathgordon by car takes about 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Strathgordon

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Gordon Dam ©
Gordon Dam
Serpentine Dam ©
Serpentine Dam

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 10th (Wed), stroll through Ocean Beach and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan road trip planning website .

Getting from Strathgordon to Strahan by car takes about 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, then walk around The Tasmanian Arboretum, and finally see the interesting displays at Don River Railway.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Devonport day trip app .

Traveling by car from Strahan to Devonport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse ©
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park. Keep things going the next day: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

Make your Coles Bay itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Devonport to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bicheno Blowhole
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

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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.
On the 14th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Keep things going the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and then stroll around City Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. July in Launceston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Wildlife
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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