16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Launceston
1
Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Launceston

5
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.
James Boag Brewery Experience has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Cataract Gorge Reserve and The Tamar Valley. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lilydale Falls and Alum Cliffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House) and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village (in Longford). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Franklin House, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and explore the galleries of The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Launceston itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Launceston. October in Launceston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Alum Cliffs
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Explore hidden gems such as Franklin River Nature Trail and Tarraleah Power Station Lookout. Step out of the city life by going to Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park and Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park side-trips: Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe) and Twelve Acre Wood (in Claude Road). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle and tour the pleasant surroundings at Larmairremener tabelti.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation maker .

Getting from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hobart.

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

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Twelve Acre Wood, Franklin River Nature Trail, Hellyer Gorge, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Tarraleah Power Station Lookout
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Wellington. Take a break from the city and head to Three Capes Track and Tessellated Pavement. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Wicked Cheese Co.. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hobart journey planner .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Hobart in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In October, daytime highs in Hobart are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tessellated Pavement, Maria Island National Park, Three Capes Track, The Wicked Cheese Co.
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Get in touch with nature at Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Honeymoon Bay and Melshell Oysters. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Bay of Fires (in Binalong Bay). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay Lookout, take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, and stop by Bridestowe Lavender Estate.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay road trip app .

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lebrina.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Bicheno Blowhole, Kings Fine Art Gallery
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

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