37 days in Tasmania Itinerary

37 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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37 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Bruny Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mount Field National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
10
King Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Get outdoors at South Bruny National Park and Fluted Cape Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cape Bruny Lighthouse and Art at The Point Gallery. There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruny Island Quarantine Station, examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, and take in the exciting artwork at Forestvale Design Centre.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bruny Island journey planner.

Sydney to Bruny Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in November; daily highs in Bruny Island reach 22°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:
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South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Fluted Cape Trail ©
Fluted Cape Trail

6
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Raptor Refuge (in Kettering), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston). Spend the 6th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, explore the activities along Sandy Bay, and take in breathtaking views at Pelverata Falls Track.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart road trip website .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Raptor Refuge, Hartz Mountains National Park, Rosny Farm, Pelverata Falls Track, Tahune Forest AirWalk
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk

4
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Franklin River Nature Trail and Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Horseshoe Falls and Lake Dobson.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mount Field National Park online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Maydena, Franklin River Nature Trail, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Willow Creek Miniature Goats
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls
Lake Dobson ©
Lake Dobson
Maydena Bike Park ©
Maydena Bike Park

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Escape the urban bustle at Three Capes Track and Maria Island National Park. Popular historic sites such as Port Arthur Historic Site and Cape Raoul are in your itinerary.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Eaglehawk Neck takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

5
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.
Visiting Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay Lookout will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Wineglass Bay and Hazards Beach. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Tasmanian Wool Centre. (in Ross), Melshell Oysters (in Swansea) and St Marys (Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, & more). Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Bay Jetty, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Marys, Freycinet, Tasmanian Wool Centre., Melshell Oysters, Waubs Bay Gallery
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Bass & Flinders Centre and The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tamar Island Wetlands and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Woolmers Estate (in Longford) and Bridport (Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course & Barnbougle Dunes). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, explore the activities along Tamar River, and take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Launceston road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Longford, Bridport, Bass & Flinders Centre
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Barnbougle Dunes ©
Barnbougle Dunes

2
nights
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 27th (Wed): Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, and then take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): Head underground at King Solomans Caves, look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mole Creek online day trip planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Mole Creek in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Mole Creek are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake St. Clair and Shadow Lake Circuit Walk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan and Barn Bluff. Change things up with these side-trips from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Strahan (Henty Dunes & Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill) and Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe). On the 2nd (Mon), hike the day away at The Overland Track. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning tool .

Getting from Mole Creek to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Strahan, Hellyer Gorge, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track

2
nights
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 3rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon, and then see the interesting displays at Don River Railway. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, admire the sheer force of Guide Falls Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Fern Glade Reserve.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ulverstone travel route planner .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Ulverstone in 3.5 hours. December in Ulverstone sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to King Island.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Burnie, Gunns Plains, Don River Railway
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Guide Falls Reserve ©
Guide Falls Reserve

2
nights
King Island

King Island ©
Visit Cape Wickham Links and Currie Lighthouse for their historical value. King Island Kelp Craft and Shag Lagoon Bird Hide will appeal to museum buffs.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the King Island day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ulverstone to King Island. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in King Island

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles
Cape Wickham Lighthouse ©
Cape Wickham Lighthouse
Currie Lighthouse ©
Currie Lighthouse

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