15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  20​h
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mole Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
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 2nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Tamar River, look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls, and then examine the collection at Franklin House.

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San Francisco, USA to Launceston is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. You'll lose 18 hours traveling from San Francisco to Launceston due to the time zone difference. In July, Launceston is much colder than San Francisco - with highs of 52°F and lows of 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Liffey Falls
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls

1
night
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. On the 4th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then experience rural life at Turners Beach Berry Patch, then take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon, and finally make a trip to Giant Penguin.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ulverstone trip planner .

Drive from Launceston to Ulverstone in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ulverstone can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Giant Penguin, Wings Wildlife Park, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

3
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Attractions like Cradle Mountain and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mole Creek Caves and Westmorland Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Mole Creek side-trips: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Lake St. Clair & Dove Lake Circuit). There's more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave and get great views at Alum Cliffs.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mole Creek vacation maker website .

You can drive from Ulverstone to Mole Creek in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Alum Cliffs
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

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 8th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, then make a trip to Tessellated Pavement, and then pause for some photo ops at Dog Line. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Tasman Arch, contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, and then take some stellar pictures from Fossil Bay Lookout.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck visit planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 2.5 hours. July in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tahune Forest AirWalk and Franklin River Nature Trail. Bring the kids along to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach and stop by The Wicked Cheese Co..

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

The Wicked Cheese Co., Tahune Forest AirWalk, Seven Mile Beach, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

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