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:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Beauty Point
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Stanley
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tahune Forest AirWalk and Woodbridge Smokehouse. Museum-lovers will appreciate Port Arthur Historic Site and Mona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Salamanca Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Bellerive Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, and stroll through Kingston Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart attractions planner.

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. When traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for slightly colder days in Hobart, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Woodbridge Smokehouse, Museum of Old and New Art, Port Arthur Historic Site, Kingston Beach
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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

4
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay Lookout. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Freycinet National Park and East Coast Natureworld. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

2
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 5th (Fri), kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, do a tasting at Priory Ridge, take in the exciting artwork at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Suncoast Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Little Blue Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve, and finally examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the St Helens tour planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April in St Helens, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

St Marys, St Columba Falls Reserve, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Little Blue Lake
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

2
nights
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Swinging Gate Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, learn about winemaking at Entally Estate, then look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, and finally view the masterpieces at Tamar Valley Art Shack.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Beauty Point travel itinerary planner.

Drive from St Helens to Beauty Point in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Launceston, Rowella, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Swinging Gate Vineyard
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

2
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 9th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, then relax in the rural setting at Turners Beach Berry Patch, and finally see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Reliquaire.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mole Creek trip planner.

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to Mole Creek takes 1.5 hours. In April in Mole Creek, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Latrobe, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, and finally don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Stanley route maker .

Drive from Mole Creek to Stanley in 2.5 hours. In April in Stanley, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones ©
Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones

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