9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cradle Mountain.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Mole Creek day trip planning site .

Adelaide to Mole Creek is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Adelaide in October, expect Mole Creek to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then indulge your taste buds at Entally Estate, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Mole Creek to Launceston in an hour. October in Launceston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Platypus House, Holm Oak Vineyards
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The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm, and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Coles Bay vacation planner.

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bicheno, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

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 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Richmond Gaol, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellerive Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Fern Tree.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planning website .

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Hobart, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Fern Tree, Seven Mile Beach, Richmond Gaol
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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