17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Seven Mile Beach and Bellerive Beach. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Franklin River Nature Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider (in Huonville) and Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston). There's lots more to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, explore the activities along Sandy Bay, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip itinerary maker .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Seven Mile Beach, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Bellerive Beach, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Get in touch with nature at Fortescue Bay and Tessellated Pavement. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Three Capes Track and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Three Capes Track, Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Friendly Beaches and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Get in touch with nature at Freycinet National Park and Honeymoon Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Melshell Oysters (in Swansea) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, stroll through Wineglass Bay, take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, and make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

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You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Melshell Oyster Shack, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Waubs Bay Gallery
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

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 26th (Wed), Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, then look for gifts at World Of Marbles, and finally make a trip to King George V Park Mosaic Pathway. On the next day, take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek day trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Mole Creek in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Sheffield, Liffey Falls, Alum Cliffs
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls

2
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): savor a hot drink at Turners Beach Berry Patch, do a tasting at Ghost Rock Tasmania, and then explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ulverstone holiday site .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. In December in Ulverstone, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Turners Beach Berry Patch, Ghost Rock Tasmania
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

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