7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
George Town
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Melbourne

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of North Hobart.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart vacation maker tool .

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. Traveling from Melbourne in March, you will find days in Hobart are little chillier (25°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 25th (Mon), explore the activities along Fortescue Bay, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and finally take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Port Arthur Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

2
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.
On the 26th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, then do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Craigie Knowe Vineyard, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

1
night
George Town

George Town ©
George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, do a tasting at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, visit a coastal fixture at The Low Head Lighthouse, then learn about all things military at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Bass & Flinders Centre.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the George Town road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to George Town takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in George Town

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rowella, Low Head, Moores Hill Estate
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Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre
The Low Head Lighthouse ©
The Low Head Lighthouse

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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, then rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Turners Beach Berry Patch, then see the interesting displays at Don River Railway, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Ulverstone online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from George Town to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ulverstone are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Don River Railway, Wings Wildlife Park, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

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