12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Swansea
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
George Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney

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.
Get some cultural insight at North Hobart and Puddleduck Vineyard. Visit Seven Mile Beach and Opossum Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: pick up some local products at Farm Gate Market, kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach, and wander the streets of Sullivans Cove.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip app .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Hobart at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Kingston Beach, Puddleduck Vineyard, Bellerive Beach, Opossum Bay Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
North Hobart ©
North Hobart

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and then appreciate the history behind Dog Line. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck tour planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site, Three Capes Track
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

1
night
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oysters, then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Swansea trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Swansea takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Swansea

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Craigie Knowe Vineyard
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area

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 7th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, and then admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, then contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, then stop by Honey Tasmania - The Beehive, and finally explore the activities along Tamar River.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Launceston tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Swansea to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Launceston are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Longford, Liffey Falls, Honey Tasmania - The Beehive
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Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

2
nights
George Town

George Town ©
George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, do a tasting at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then do a tasting at Loira Vines, and finally view the masterpieces at Tamar Valley Art Shack. On the next day, learn about all things military at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, visit a coastal fixture at The Low Head Lighthouse, then learn about winemaking at Bay of Fires Winery, and finally see the interesting displays at Bass & Flinders Centre.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town tour itinerary maker site .

Drive from Launceston to George Town in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in George Town

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rowella, Sidmouth, Low Head, Goaty Hill Wines, Tamar Valley Art Shack
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Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines
Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard

2
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. On the 11th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, and then see the interesting displays at Don River Railway. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Turners Beach Berry Patch, enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach, and then take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ulverstone attractions planning site .

You can drive from George Town to Ulverstone in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Devonport, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

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