19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village and Ghost Rock Tasmania. Discover out-of-the-way places like Iron Pot Bay Vineyard and Goaty Hill Wines. Change things up with a short trip to Holm Oak Vineyards in Rowella (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Launceston vacation maker website .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect Launceston to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Rowella, Goaty Hill Wines, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Ghost Rock Tasmania
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then see the interesting displays at Don River Railway, and then take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ulverstone journey planner .

Drive from Launceston to Ulverstone in 1.5 hours. In February in Ulverstone, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wings Wildlife Park, Don River Railway
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

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 Lake St. Clair and Spray Tunnel. Take a break from the city and head to Dove Lake Circuit and Hellyer Gorge. When in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, make a side trip to see Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site in Waddamana, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planning app .

You can drive from Ulverstone to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Spray Tunnel, Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Hellyer Gorge
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site ©
Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Honeymoon Bay and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Museum-lovers will get to explore Tasmanian Wool Centre. and Kings Fine Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and stroll through Friendly Beaches.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay day trip website .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Dolphin Sands, Freycinet, Cranbrook, Tasmanian Wool Centre., Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fortescue Bay and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. Escape the urban bustle at Tasman Arch and Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck. Step out of Eaglehawk Neck with an excursion to Bream Creek Farmers Market in Copping--about 38 minutes away.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Eaglehawk Neck trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck takes 2.5 hours. In February in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tasmania, Bream Creek Farmers Market
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Raoul and Port Arthur Historic Site. Do some cultural sightseeing at Coal Mines Historic Site and St. David's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Okines Beach (in Dodges Ferry) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). Spend the 18th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Seven Mile Beach, learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, wander the streets of North Hobart, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hobart vacation site .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Seven Mile Beach, Okines Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Kingston Beach
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Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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