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
— 1 night
drive:  2​h
2
Adventure Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Swansea
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Hobart
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
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 12th (Thu), get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then get curious at Pooseum, then take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hobart trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Adventure Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pooseum
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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Pooseum ©
Pooseum
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

1
night
Adventure Bay

Adventure Bay ©
Adventure Bay is the name of both a township and a geographical feature on the eastern side of Bruny Island, Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stop by Bruny Island Honey, then learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, then relax in the rural setting at Bruny Island Berry Farm, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Adventure Bay day trip tool .

You can drive from Hobart to Adventure Bay in 2 hours. In December in Adventure Bay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Adventure Bay

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Bruny Island Honey, Bruny Island Premium Wines
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

1
night
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park
For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Field National Park trip tool .

Traveling by car from Adventure Bay to Mount Field National Park takes 3 hours. December in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 14th (Sat), you're off toLaunceston.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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.
Cataract Gorge Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Step out of Launceston to go to Beauty Point and see Seahorse World, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around City Park, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Seahorse World
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
City Park ©
City Park

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): hike along Larmairremener tabelti and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

Planning Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to St Helens.

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

Parks Nature Trails
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 17th (Tue), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, do a tasting at Priory Ridge, take in the exciting artwork at Suncoast Gallery, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the St Helens online road trip planner .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to St Helens in 5 hours. In December, daytime highs in St Helens are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Kids will appreciate attractions like Wineglass Bay and Denison Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Bicheno side-trips: Coles Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Wineglass Bay Lookout, & more). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, and learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bicheno trip maker website .

You can drive from St Helens to Bicheno in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Bicheno are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Denison Beach ©
Denison Beach

2
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
On the 21st (Sat), do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oyster Shack, then relax in the rural setting at Kate's Berry Farm, then steep yourself in history at Spiky Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Spiky Beach Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Swansea travel route planner.

Drive from Bicheno to Swansea in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Swansea can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Kate's Berry Farm ©
Kate's Berry Farm

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hours
Hobart

Hobart ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, and then browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Hobart takes 2 hours. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kingston Beach
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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach
Cat and Fiddle Arcade ©
Cat and Fiddle Arcade

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