15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  4​h
1
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Melbourne

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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Preston Falls, then savor a hot drink at Turners Beach Berry Patch, and then take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, and then identify plant and animal life at Fern Glade Reserve.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ulverstone travel itinerary planner .

Melbourne to Ulverstone is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in January, with highs in Ulverstone at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Fern Glade Reserve, Turners Beach Berry Patch
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

2
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 12th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Alum Cliffs, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, then Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, look for gifts at The Emporium, and then wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mole Creek vacation planner .

You can drive from Ulverstone to Mole Creek in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sheffield, Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:
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Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then explore the activities along Lake Trevallyn, and finally admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, contemplate the waterfront views at Tamar River, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

To find reviews and tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Launceston takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Liffey Falls, Holm Oak Vineyards
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls

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.
Get in touch with nature at Spiky Beach Conservation Area and Melshell Oysters. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Melshell Oyster Shack, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 18:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 19th (Sat), explore the activities along Fortescue Bay, stroll through Three Capes Track, and then make a trip to Tessellated Pavement.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck trip planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck takes 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Three Capes Track
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Seven Mile Beach and Opossum Bay Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nutgrove Beach. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Kingston Beach, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

2
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, then take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Dobson. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Lady Barron Falls, identify plant and animal life at Tall Trees Walk, and then admire the sheer force of Russell Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Field National Park online trip planner .

Drive from Hobart to Mount Field National Park in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Franklin River Nature Trail
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls
Lady Barron Falls ©
Lady Barron Falls

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