15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Entally Estate, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally stop by The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip builder site .

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in June; daily highs in Launceston reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wineries, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Holm Oak Vineyards, Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): stop by The Shop in the Bush, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, identify plant and animal life at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, and finally view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

Plan my day in St Helens using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in June, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

#Parks, #Beaches, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gala Estate Vineyard and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Friendly Beaches. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, kick back and relax at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, and take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay travel route site .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Swansea, Gala Estate Vineyard, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, East Coast Natureworld
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Relax by the water at Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Mona, play a few rounds at Kingston Beach Golf Club, get great views at Mount Nelson Lookout, and get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Tasmania, Kingston, Richmond Bridge Bath & Giftware, Mona, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mona ©
Mona
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 22nd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, trek along Three Capes Track, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Dog Line and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur journey planning site .

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Trails

Side Trips

Dog Line, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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