19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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19 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  26​h
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mole Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Las Vegas

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and The Tamar Valley. You'll explore and learn at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and Design Centre Tasmania. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, look for gifts at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, view the masterpieces at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, and shop like a local with Tasmanian Glassblowers.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Launceston road trip planning site .

Las Vegas, USA to Launceston is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Las Vegas to Launceston, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 71°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tasmanian Glassblowers, Goaty Hill Wines, Platypus House
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, stop by Providore 24, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, stop by Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, then look for gifts at The Angel's Share, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Fossil Bluff and then take in the waterfront at Boat Harbour Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Stanley online journey planner .

Drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in December, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Wynyard
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Fossil Bluff ©
Fossil Bluff

3
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Devils @ Cradle and Cradle Mountain. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Lake St. Clair. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mole Creek: World Of Marbles (in Sheffield), Turners Beach Berry Patch (in Turners Beach) and Wilmot Country Store (in Wilmot). There's more to do: Head underground at Mole Creek Caves and examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Mole Creek in 2.5 hours. In December in Mole Creek, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, World Of Marbles, Turners Beach Berry Patch, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Wilmot Country Store
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, and then play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy & Holy Cow Cafe, view the masterpieces at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, then shop like a local with Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, and finally see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the St Helens trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to St Helens takes 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Pyengana Dairy
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. On the 25th (Tue), take a memorable tour with Tours and then identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bicheno trip planner .

Drive from St Helens to Bicheno in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Freycinet National Park
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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.
Get in touch with nature at Tahune Forest AirWalk and Russell Falls. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mona and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider (in Huonville), Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, stop by The Sensory Tasmania, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and stroll through Seven Mile Beach.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip tool .

Getting from Bicheno to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, Maria Island National Park, Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Tahune Forest AirWalk
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

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