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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Constitution Dock and then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip maker website .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then stroll through Wineglass Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planner .

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Honeymoon Bay, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

1
night
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 3rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, then see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood", and then take in the waterfront at Horsetail Falls. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery and then delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday app .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Launceston.

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

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Horsetail Falls, "Wee Georgie Wood", Westmorland Falls
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Westmorland Falls ©
Westmorland Falls
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"Wee Georgie Wood"

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night
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 (Mon): learn about winemaking at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village.

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Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November in Launceston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Wineries

Side Trips

Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door

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