20 days in Tasmania Itinerary

20 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hobart
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h
3
Bruny Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Launceston
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Explore hidden gems such as Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Maria Island National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Tessellated Pavement and Tasman Arch. When in Eaglehawk Neck, make a side trip to see Coal Mines Historic Site in Saltwater River, approximately Saltwater River away.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck vacation planner.

Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck. In June, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Remarkable Cave, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Russell Falls and Maritime Museum of Tasmania. For shopping fun, head to Salamanca Arts Centre or The Wicked Cheese Co.. Change things up with a short trip to Enchanted Woods in Castle Forbes Bay (about 56 minutes away). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Runnymede House, take a stroll through Sullivans Cove, explore the galleries of Richmond Gaol, and do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Enchanted Woods, Seven Mile Beach, Russell Falls, Moorilla Estate Winery
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
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Runnymede House ©
Runnymede House
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

3
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Neck and South Bruny National Park. Shop till you drop at Art at The Point Gallery and Bruny Island Honey. There's lots more to do: hike along Fluted Cape Trail, learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, see the interesting displays at Bruny Island History Room, and don't miss a visit to Cape Bruny Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bruny Island trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In June in Bruny Island, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Museums
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Freycinet National Park and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Gala Estate Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay, experience rural life at Kate's Berry Farm, and make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay visit planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, East Coast Natureworld, Kate's Berry Farm, Melshell Oyster Shack
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

2
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 15th (Tue), admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, identify plant and animal life at St Helens Point Conservation Area, thenkick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Ralphs Falls, admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, and then view the masterpieces at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the St Helens sightseeing planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyengana, Ralphs Falls, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to The Tamar Valley and Tamar Island Wetlands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Yarns Artwork in Silk, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Mole Creek, Yarns Artwork in Silk, Holm Oak Vineyards, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

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