28 days in Tasmania & Brisbane Itinerary

28 days in Tasmania & Brisbane Itinerary

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28 days in Tasmania & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  28​h
1
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mole Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London


3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Tamar Island Wetlands. Appreciate the collections at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and Tasmanian Glassblowers. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Longford (Woolmers Estate & Brickendon Colonial Farm Village), Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, play a few rounds at Barnbougle Dunes, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and view the masterpieces at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston online route builder .

London, UK to Launceston is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Launceston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in March, you will find days in Launceston are warmer (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Longford, Delamere Vineyards, Barnbougle Dunes, Platypus House, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

3
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Devils @ Cradle and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary. Get outdoors at Cradle Mountain and Mole Creek Caves. Take a break from Mole Creek with a short trip to House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate in Latrobe, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Westmorland Falls, explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs, and explore the world behind art at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mole Creek online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Mole Creek takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, Alum Cliffs, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Little Blue Lake, examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, then take in the exciting artwork at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

Plan my day in St Helens using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Mole Creek to St Helens by car takes about 3 hours. In March in St Helens, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Little Blue Lake, St Columba Falls Reserve
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery

4
nights
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 Freycinet National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Venture out of the city with trips to East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Three Thumbs Lookout (in Orford). There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park and trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay online tour planner .

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno, Three Thumbs Lookout, Maria Island National Park, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Mount Wellington. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Richmond Gaol. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Shene Tasmania (in Pontville), Port Arthur (Australian Convict Sites & Port Arthur Historic Site) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, take in breathtaking views at Pelverata Falls Track, contemplate the long history of Salamanca Arts Centre, and get great views at Constitution Dock.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart day trip app .

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Museum of Old and New Art, Shene Tasmania, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Kingston Beach
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

6
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Appreciate the collections at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Museum of Brisbane. Take a break from the city and head to Kirra Beach and Coolangatta Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba), Pelican Feeding (in Labrador) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, stroll through Moffat Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), and enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner .

You can fly from Hobart to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in March; daily highs in Brisbane reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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