8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  7​h
1
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stanley trip planner .

Sydney to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Stanley hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Rocky Cape Lighthouse
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

1
night
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Marion's Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Wines for Joanie.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Beauty Point vacation planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Beauty Point in 2.5 hours. June in Beauty Point sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Marion's Vineyard, Wines for Joanie, Tamar Valley Art Shack
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

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.
Head to Melshell Oysters and Gone Rustic Studio and Galleryfor plenty of shopping. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Friendly Beaches and Coles Bay Jetty. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery (in St Marys). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, get interesting insight from Tours, and shop like a local with Waubs Bay Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, St Marys, Melshell Oysters
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Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, look for gifts at The Sensory Tasmania, kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, then browse the exhibits of Richmond Gaol, and finally get great views at Constitution Dock. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Wild Island Tasmania, and finally shop like a local with Nolan Art Gallery & School.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
The Sensory Tasmania ©
The Sensory Tasmania

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