15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kayena
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Devonport trip itinerary maker website .

Sydney to Devonport 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. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get little chillier in Devonport: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Kayena.

Things to do in Devonport

Neighborhoods Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Tasmania’s Town of Murals, Ghost Rock Tasmania, Reliquaire
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Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Reliquaire ©
Reliquaire

2
nights
Kayena

Kayena ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, then do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, and finally learn about winemaking at Loira Vines. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mt George Lookout, enjoy the sea views from The Low Head Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Bass & Flinders Centre, then learn about winemaking at Bay of Fires Winery, and finally learn about all things military at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kayena trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Devonport to Kayena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Kayena

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sidmouth, George Town, Low Head, Bay of Fires Winery, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines
Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Friendly Beaches and Coles Bay Jetty. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, view the masterpieces at Kings Fine Art Gallery, explore the galleries of Waubs Bay Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary website .

Getting from Kayena to Coles Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Freycinet, Dolphin Sands, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Waubs Bay Gallery
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

3
nights
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.
Cape Raoul and Coal Mines Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site and Maria Island National Park. Step out of Port Arthur to go to Eaglehawk Neck and see Fortescue Bay, which is approximately 34 minutes away.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Port Arthur vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site, Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site

4
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Seven Mile Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. David's Cathedral and St Joseph's Catholic Church. Spend the 8th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through North Hobart, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart road trip planning site .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Hobart are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Puddleduck Vineyard, Seven Mile Beach
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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