15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Devonport
— Few hours
2
Burnie
— 3 nights
3
Strahan
— 1 night
4
Launceston
— 3 nights
5
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
6
Hobart
— 4 nights

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Devonport travel route builder tool.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. In December, Devonport is slightly colder than Melbourne - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre

3
nights
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Get out of town with these interesting Burnie side-trips: Devils @ Cradle (in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park), Stanley (Stanley Discovery Museum, The Nut State Reserve, &more) and Philosopher Falls (in Waratah). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Boat Harbour Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Guide Falls Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Observation Centre, and let little ones run wild at Burnie Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Burnie fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Devonport to Burnie in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Stanley, Devils @ Cradle, Philosopher Falls, Boat Harbour Beach
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Guide Falls Reserve ©
Guide Falls Reserve
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve

1
night
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Strahan online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Burnie to Strahan takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Tours Nature
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Mole Creek (Marakoopa Cave, Mole Creek Caves, &more) and Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and stroll around City Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip tool.

Getting from Strahan to Launceston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). There's lots more to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Spring Vale Wines
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Port Arthur Historic Site (in Port Arthur). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hobart online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buckland, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Port Arthur Historic Site, 40th Anniversary of the Tasman Bridge Disaster
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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