9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 8th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Fortescue Bay and then take some stellar pictures from Fossil Bay Lookout. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Tasman Arch, then hike along Three Capes Track, and then appreciate the history behind Dog Line.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck day trip planner .

Melbourne to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In April in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Three Capes Track
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Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Friendly Beaches and Freycinet National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Step out of Coles Bay to go to Swansea and see Melshell Oysters, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay.

To plan Coles Bay vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Gala Estate Vineyard, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack

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.
On the 13th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, explore the activities along Tamar River, and then stop by Goaty Hill Wines. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and then admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Liffey Falls, Goaty Hill Wines
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve

1
night
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 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Alum Cliffs, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Westmorland Falls.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mole Creek trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Mole Creek takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Alum Cliffs
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Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

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 16th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon, look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then admire the sheer force of Preston Falls, and finally learn about winemaking at Leven Valley Vineyard.

To plan Ulverstone vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Mole Creek to Ulverstone in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Ulverstone are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Gunns Plains
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Preston Falls ©
Preston Falls
Leven Valley Vineyard ©
Leven Valley Vineyard

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