8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at North Hobart and Puddleduck Vineyard. Visiting Seven Mile Beach and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Step out of Hobart to go to Sorell and see Nonesuch Distillery, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Sullivans Cove and look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co..

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hobart vacation 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. July in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach, Nonesuch Distillery
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Honeymoon Bay and Friendly Beaches. Escape the urban bustle at Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park. Step out of Coles Bay to go to Cranbrook and see Spring Vale Wines, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay day trip site .

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Kings Fine Art Gallery, Honeymoon Bay, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

1
night
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 25th (Thu), Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, then Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mole Creek trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Mole Creek takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

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. On the 26th (Fri), 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.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ulverstone online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ulverstone are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Wings Wildlife Park, Don River Railway
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

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