15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Corinna
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Hobart

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Museum of Old and New Art, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sullivans Cove and Narryna Heritage Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Sandy Bay and Henry Jones Design Gallery.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip maker site .

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect nights in Hobart to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Shene Tasmania
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Narryna Heritage Museum ©
Narryna Heritage Museum
Salamanca Arts Centre ©
Salamanca Arts Centre
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck trip planner .

Getting from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck
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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site and then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur vacation planner .

Port Arthur is just a stone's throw from Eaglehawk Neck. February in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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 3rd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay day trip site .

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Waubs Bay Gallery, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
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Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Spring Vale Wines ©
Spring Vale Wines

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 5th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls and then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Nature Wineries Parks

Side Trip

Holm Oak Vineyards
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Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

1
night
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mole Creek online tour planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Mole Creek in an hour. February in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, Alum Cliffs
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Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum ©
Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along The Overland Track.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Mole Creek to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 2.5 hours. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Corinna.

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

Trails Outdoors Parks
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The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track

3
nights
Corinna

Corinna ©
Explore hidden gems such as West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan and Zeehan Rock Shop. Visiting Hellyer Gorge and Mt Donaldson will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Corinna side-trips: Waratah (Whyte Hills Lookout & Kenworthys Stamper Mill) and Spray Tunnel (in Zeehan).

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Corinna trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Corinna in 4.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Corinna

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Zeehan, Waratah, Hellyer Gorge
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West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge
Spray Tunnel ©
Spray Tunnel

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