15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Geraldton
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Geraldton

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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Tamar Valley and Lilydale Falls. Do some cultural sightseeing at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Bridestowe Lavender Estate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena) and Platypus House (in Beauty Point). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and get some fabulous bargains at Waverly Woolen Mills Factory Outlet.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Launceston day trip planning site .

Geraldton to Launceston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Geraldton in February, with highs in Launceston at 28°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Platypus House, Bridestowe Lavender Estate
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Turners Beach Berry Patch, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, stop by The Emporium, then stop by World Of Marbles, then browse for treasures at Antique Emporium, and finally examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mole Creek tour planning site .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stop by Providore 24, look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boat Harbour Beach, and then stop by The Angel's Share.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Stanley trip planning tool .

Getting from Mole Creek to Stanley by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February in Stanley, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Wynyard
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

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.
Appreciate the collections at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery and Waubs Bay Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Stanley to Coles Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, Gala Estate Vineyard, Melshell Oyster Shack
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Russell Falls and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Opossum Bay Beach and Bellerive Beach. Spend the 1st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Russell Falls, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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