18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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18 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Mount William National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Queenstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Geeveston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Hobart

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night
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart tour planner .

In October, daytime highs in Hobart are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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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.
On the 23rd (Wed), walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hazards Beach. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Wineglass Bay Cruises.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount William National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Wineglass Bay Cruises ©
Wineglass Bay Cruises
Hazards Beach ©
Hazards Beach

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night
Mount William National Park

Mount William National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mount William National Park trip maker app .

Explore your travel options from Coles Bay to Mount William National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Mount William National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area

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night
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. On the 26th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Loira Vines, then take some stellar pictures from Mt George Lookout, and then explore the striking landscape of Narawntapu National Park.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Beauty Point trip itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount William National Park to Beauty Point. In October, daytime highs in Beauty Point are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Loira Vines, Narawntapu National Park, Mt George Lookout
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Narawntapu National Park ©
Narawntapu National Park
Loira Vines ©
Loira Vines

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, then trek along Shadow Lake Circuit Walk, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online tour planner .

You can drive from Beauty Point to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Westmorland Falls
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Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get outside with Tasman Blowhole, then get outside with Tasman Arch, and then head outdoors with Devil's Kitchen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Three Capes Track.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Eaglehawk Neck. In October, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Three Capes Track
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch
Tasman Blowhole ©
Tasman Blowhole

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Hobart trip website .

Getting from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Kingston Beach
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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

3
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
On the 31st (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lawrenny Estate Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Russell Falls and then stroll through Maydena Bike Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mount Field National Park can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You will leave for Queenstown on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Maydena Bike Park, Lawrenny Estate Distillery
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Maydena Bike Park ©
Maydena Bike Park
Lady Barron Falls ©
Lady Barron Falls
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

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Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Queenstown holiday builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Mount Field National Park to Queenstown with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Strahan
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Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

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nights
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Cockle Creek and then stroll through South Cape Bay. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Southwest National Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Geeveston planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Queenstown to Geeveston with the Route module. November in Geeveston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

South Cape Bay, Cockle Creek, Southwest National Park, Art Farm Birchs Bay
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South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Southwest National Park ©
Southwest National Park
Art Farm Birchs Bay ©
Art Farm Birchs Bay

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