15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Devonport
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Beauty Point
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Devonport

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, stop by Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, stop by Providore 24, look for gifts at The Angel's Share, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Stanley trip planning site .

Sydney to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Stanley to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lobster Ponds, Boat Harbour Beach, Rocky Cape Lighthouse
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve

2
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally get great views at Alum Cliffs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to King George V Park Mosaic Pathway, find something for the whole family at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, and then experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mole Creek online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Stanley to Mole Creek by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sheffield, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

2
nights
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): meet the residents at Seahorse World, then look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, then get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Beauty Point vacation site .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Beauty Point takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Launceston, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 28th (Fri), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St Helens day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to St Helens takes 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Friendly Beaches and Coles Bay Jetty. Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Coles Bay with a short trip to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno, about 32 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, and walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
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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.
Get outdoors at Seven Mile Beach and Maria Island National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Tahune Forest AirWalk and The Wicked Cheese Co.. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Hobart day trip planning app .

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. January in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Bellerive Beach, Maria Island National Park, Tahune Forest AirWalk, The Wicked Cheese Co.
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
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St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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