10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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 29th (Fri), appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, savor the flavors at Entally Estate, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Pilgrim Uniting Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston driving holiday planner.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in March; daily highs in Launceston reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Longford
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 31st (Sun), examine the collection at "Wee Georgie Wood", then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff. Keep things going the next day: hike along Larmairremener tabelti, then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, and then trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

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

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

2
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): hike along Three Capes Track, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park and then steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck trip planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and finally step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Macquarie Island
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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