15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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 6th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens online driving holiday planner .

Brisbane to St Helens is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Brisbane in December, plan for little chillier days in St Helens, with highs around 25°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Pyengana Dairy
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Pyengana Dairy ©
Pyengana Dairy

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Freycinet National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like East Coast Natureworld and Friendly Beaches. There's more to do: experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bicheno
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tahune Forest AirWalk and Waterfall Bay. Popular historic sites such as Cascade Brewery and Richmond Gaol are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Russell Falls (in Mount Field National Park) and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Bellerive Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

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Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Russell Falls, Bellerive Beach, Richmond Gaol, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage, then look for gifts at Providore 24, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley online travel planner .

Getting from Hobart to Stanley by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Hobart in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Stanley, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at "Wee Georgie Wood", identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and then take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff. Keep things going the next day: hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip site .

You can drive from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk

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 17th (Mon): Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, then Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, then identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally get great views at Alum Cliffs. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to King George V Park Mosaic Pathway, get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, and then experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mole Creek road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mole Creek takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sheffield, Alum Cliffs, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Entally Estate, then steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and finally contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planner .

Getting from Mole Creek to Launceston by car takes about an hour. In December, daytime highs in Launceston are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Longford, Platypus House
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

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