15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Bruny Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Ulverstone
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey and then view the masterpieces at Art at The Point Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island online driving holiday planner .

Sydney to Bruny Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. In February, Bruny Island is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Old and New Art and North Hobart. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Tahune Forest AirWalk. Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). It doesn't end there: stroll through Opossum Bay Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Hobart day trip website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Tahune Forest AirWalk
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site and Port Arthur Historic Site. Get some cultural insight at Coal Mines Historic Site and Australian Convict Sites. Step out of Eaglehawk Neck to go to Port Arthur and see Cape Raoul, which is approximately 40 minutes away.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck sightseeing planner .

Getting from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): have fun at Melshell Oysters, learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner .

Getting from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Spring Vale Wines, Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, then contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, then take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Launceston route 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, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, Liffey Falls
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls

3
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Escape the urban bustle at Wings Wildlife Park and Turners Beach Berry Patch. Step off the beaten path and head to Ghost Rock Tasmania and Tasmania’s Town of Murals. Step out of Ulverstone with an excursion to Gunns Plains Caves in Gunns Plains--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon, take in the dramatic scenery at Preston Falls, kick back and relax at Coles Beach, and learn about winemaking at Leven Valley Vineyard.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ulverstone trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. February in Ulverstone sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Devonport, Tasmania’s Town of Murals, Turners Beach Berry Patch, Ghost Rock Tasmania
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Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

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