21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Launceston
— 4 nights
2
St Helens
— 1 night
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
4
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
5
Bruny Island
— 3 nights
6
Hobart
— 5 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Yarns Artwork in Silk or Honey Tasmania - The Beehive. Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Holy Trinity Anglican Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Platypus House (in Beauty Point), Tamar Valley Art Shack (in Clarence Point) and The Low Head Lighthouse (in Low Head). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, learn about winemaking at Josef Chromy Cellar Door, and admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

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Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Brisbane in April, with highs in Launceston at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Platypus House, Yarns Artwork in Silk, Tamar Valley Art Shack, The Low Head Lighthouse
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, thenplay a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, and finally admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our St Helens trip planner.

Getting from Launceston to St Helens by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Golf

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
Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to East Coast Natureworld and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Get outdoors at Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Spiky Bridge (in Swansea). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, get interesting insight from Tours, get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and explore the galleries of Waubs Bay Gallery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip maker tool.

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Spiky Bridge, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Explore hidden gems such as Maria Island National Park and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Escape the urban bustle at Tasman Arch and Fortescue Bay. Explore Eaglehawk Neck's surroundings by going to Government Farm (in Port Arthur) and Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River).

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck online vacation planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. April in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site

3
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Do your shopping at Art at The Point Gallery and Forestvale Design Centre. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Neck and Cape Bruny Lighthouse. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park, learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, and look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bruny Island online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, ferry, and taxi from Eaglehawk Neck to Bruny Island takes 6 hours. April in Bruny Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

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

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Richmond Gaol and Constitution Dock. For shopping fun, head to Salamanca Market or The Wicked Cheese Co.. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Raptor Refuge (in Kettering), Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse) and Mount Field National Park (Russell Falls & Lady Barron Falls). There's much more to do: stroll through Seven Mile Beach, take a tour of May Queen, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, and pick up some local products at Farm Gate Market.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bruny Island to Hobart by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Mount Field National Park, Berriedale, Raptor Refuge, Lawrenny Estate Distillery
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

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