14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel planner

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Route & dates

1
Hobart
— 3 nights
2
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
4
Strahan
— 1 night
5
Launceston
— 4 nights

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Russell Falls and Raptor Refuge. Bring the kids along to Seven Mile Beach and Constitution Dock. Venture out of the city with trips to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Bruny Island (Cape Bruny Lighthouse & The Neck). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hobart tour planner.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In September, Hobart is slightly colder than Brisbane - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Raptor Refuge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Russell Falls, Richmond Gaol
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Port Arthur Historic Site, thenidentify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, thenmake a trip to Tessellated Pavement, and finally appreciate the history behind Dog Line. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, thencontemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site, thenget to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul, and finally contemplate the long history of Government Farm.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur day trip planning app.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Freycinet National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Attractions like Friendly Beaches and East Coast Natureworld make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): head outdoors with Henty Dunes, kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

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

Getting from Coles Bay to Strahan by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes

4
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.
Attractions like Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and National Automobile Museum of Tasmania make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and The Tamar Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land), Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, kick back and relax at Coles Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Launceston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Devonport, Beauty Point, Mole Creek, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Holm Oak Vineyards
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

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