15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Family-friendly places like Cataract Gorge Reserve and Fishing Charters & Tours will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at The Tamar Valley and Lilydale Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Longford (Woolmers Estate & Brickendon Colonial Farm Village). And it doesn't end there: stroll around City Park, don't miss a visit to The Town Clock, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Pilgrim Uniting Church.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Launceston journey 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 July, expect Launceston to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Longford
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 8th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, and finally enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stanley online holiday planner .

Drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. July in Stanley sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rocky Cape Lighthouse
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Wineglass Bay Lookout and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Kids will enjoy Freycinet National Park and Coles Bay Jetty. Step out of Coles Bay with an excursion to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno--about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip maker website .

Getting from Stanley to Coles Bay by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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.
Visiting Maria Island National Park and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo will get you outdoors. Port Arthur Historic Site and Cape Raoul will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck to see Waterfall Bay about 32 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip maker .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tasmania, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Cascade Brewery. Get in touch with nature at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Hobart to go to Pontville and see Shene Tasmania, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art, get great views at Constitution Dock, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hobart itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Berriedale, Macquarie Island, Fern Tree, Shene Tasmania
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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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