9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Hobart
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
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.
On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Nelson Lookout.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart planning 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. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Hobart to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

#Museums
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Mount Nelson Lookout ©
Mount Nelson Lookout

2
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
On the 9th (Thu), experience rural life at Willow Creek Miniature Goats, then take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Russell Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Dobson, explore the activities along Styx Valley, and then make a trip to Tarn Shelf.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park route maker site .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Styx Valley, Willow Creek Miniature Goats
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Willow Creek Miniature Goats ©
Willow Creek Miniature Goats

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nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood", then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Larmairremener tabelti. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online vacation planner .

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

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

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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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 13th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, and then take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at King Solomans Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, then admire all the interesting features of Alum Cliffs, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mole Creek takes 2.5 hours. August in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Mole Creek

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, Alum Cliffs
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave

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night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then stop by Providore 24, and finally don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley vacation planning site .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Stanley takes 2.5 hours. In August in Stanley, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

1
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.
On the 16th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and finally look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop.

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Getting from Stanley to Launceston by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in August, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
National Automobile Museum of Tasmania ©

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