15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

3
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.
Get outdoors at Platypus House and Tamar Island Wetlands. Get some historical perspective at Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella), Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, view the masterpieces at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Launceston online trip builder .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get slightly colder in Launceston: highs are around 25°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Longford, Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

3
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Bring the kids along to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Devils @ Cradle. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cradle Mountain and Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot. Explore Mole Creek's surroundings by going to Lake St. Clair (in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park) and King George V Park Mosaic Pathway (in Sheffield). There's more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves and admire all the interesting features of Alum Cliffs.

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Traveling by car from Launceston to Mole Creek takes an hour. January in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Visit Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay Lookout for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Honeymoon Bay. Step out of Coles Bay with an excursion to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno--about 32 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip maker website .

Drive from Mole Creek to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, Gala Estate Vineyard, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Tahune Forest AirWalk and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Port Arthur Historic Site and Cascade Brewery. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, explore the galleries of Richmond Gaol, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and deepen your understanding at Salamanca Arts Centre.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart online journey planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Hobart, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Richmond Gaol, Seven Mile Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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