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 45​min
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​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.
On the 18th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary planner.

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. Traveling from Brisbane in February, expect Launceston to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Platypus House, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Elmslie Winery
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage, make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

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Traveling by car from Launceston to Stanley takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 22nd (Fri), hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, and then stroll through Larmairremener tabelti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at "Wee Georgie Wood", then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, and then take some stellar pictures from Barn Bluff.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

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.
On the 24th (Sun), relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Bay Jetty, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites, and then hike along Three Capes Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Remarkable Cave, appreciate the history behind Dog Line, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then explore the activities along Fortescue Bay, and finally steep yourself in history at Model Prison.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur trip planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Model Prison
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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.
Visit Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Cascade Brewery for their historical value. Relax by the water at Kingston Beach and Cooks Beach. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. On the 2nd (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, and do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Berriedale, Kingston Beach, Cooks Beach, Richmond Gaol, Macquarie Island
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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