5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Melbourne

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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 23rd (Sun): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip planner .

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for slightly colder days in Hobart, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Seven Mile Beach
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Helicopter Tours

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 24th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, trek along Three Capes Track, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and finally get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck takes 1.5 hours. December in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Three Capes Track
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Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip maker tool .

Getting from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

1
night
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls, then Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, and then Head underground at Mole Creek Caves.

Plan my trip to Mole Creek with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Mole Creek in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Westmorland Falls ©
Westmorland Falls

1
night
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ulverstone trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ulverstone can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

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