5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Launceston
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

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hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Launceston online attractions planner .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Launceston to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, then see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood", and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along The Overland Track.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park journey planner .

Drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

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

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and finally trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hobart tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from Coles Bay to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Hobart are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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