19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Perth

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cradle Mountain. On the 16th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Cradle Mountain, see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood", and then stroll through Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then trek along The Overland Track.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip website .

Perth to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Traveling from Perth to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

1
night
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, and then stroll through Coles Beach. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Narawntapu National Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mole Creek itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mole Creek in 2.5 hours. December in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Devonport, Alum Cliffs, Narawntapu National Park, Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse ©
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse
Narawntapu National Park ©
Narawntapu National Park

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard and Moores Hill Estate. Explore hidden gems such as Holm Oak Vineyards and Lilydale Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Bay of Fires Winery (in Pipers River), Bass & Flinders Centre (in George Town) and Pipers Brook (Jansz Winery & Delamere Vineyards). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, visit a coastal fixture at The Low Head Lighthouse, explore the galleries of Franklin House, and don't miss a visit to The Town Clock.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Launceston takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Launceston are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rowella, Pipers Brook, Bay of Fires Winery, The Low Head Lighthouse, Moores Hill Estate
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
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Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards
Bay of Fires Winery ©
Bay of Fires Winery

2
nights
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 24th (Mon), see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, explore the galleries of Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, and finally kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, stroll through Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, and then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St Helens trip builder tool .

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, St Columba Falls Reserve, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Honeymoon Bay. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Friendly Beaches and Coles Bay Jetty. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and East Coast Heritage Museum (in Swansea). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, get great views at Whalers Lookout, take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, and explore the activities along Sleepy Bay.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, Cranbrook, Swansea, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tahune Forest AirWalk and Seven Mile Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sullivans Cove and Puddleduck Vineyard. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co., enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, and explore the striking landscape of Maria Island National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach, Kingston Beach, Maria Island National Park, Tahune Forest AirWalk
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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