19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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. On the 8th (Mon), relax in the rural setting at Turners Beach Berry Patch and then examine the collection at Don River Railway.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ulverstone itinerary planner .

Sydney to Ulverstone is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get a bit cooler in Ulverstone: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Fern Glade Reserve, Don River Railway, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake St. Clair and The Overland Track. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan and Henty Dunes. Change things up with these side-trips from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe) and Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill (in Strahan). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday maker app .

Drive from Ulverstone to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Mole Creek.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Strahan, Hellyer Gorge, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
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The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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 13th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, stop by The Emporium, and then wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of King Solomans Caves, take in the dramatic natural features at Alum Cliffs, then take in the exciting artwork at Deloraine Creative Studios, and finally explore the world behind art at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mole Creek tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mole Creek takes 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sheffield, Deloraine, Alum Cliffs
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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
King Solomans Caves ©
King Solomans Caves

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.
On the 15th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, then learn about winemaking at Entally Estate, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally examine the collection at Bass & Flinders Centre.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip site .

Getting from Mole Creek to Launceston by car takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Moores Hill Estate, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Bass & Flinders Centre, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village

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.
Get in touch with nature at Freycinet National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get some historical perspective at Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Ross Female Factory. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Tasmanian Wool Centre. (in Ross). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay Lookout, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, and relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Ross, Spring Vale Wines, Waubs Bay Gallery
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Attractions like Fortescue Bay and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo make great kid-friendly stops. Visiting Maria Island National Park and Waterfall Bay will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Eaglehawk Neck side-trips: Port Arthur (Cape Raoul & Shipstern Bluff).

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck travel route website .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 2.5 hours. April in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Maria Island National Park
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

3
nights
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 24th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hobart Full Gospel Central Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Seven Mile Beach
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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