22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 4 nights
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Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Launceston

The Heart of Tasmania

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: Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head), Loira Vines (in Sidmouth) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, sample some tasty brews at Prestige Tours Tasmania, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planner.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Launceston to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:

3
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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.
Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay online trip itinerary maker.

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 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck is known for outdoors, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site, make a trip to Tessellated Pavement, contemplate the waterfront views at Stewarts Bay, and identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck tour planning website.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:

5
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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

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 out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. On the 21st (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and learn insider's secrets on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart online visit planner.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 24:

2
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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 25th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap and then trek along Kelly Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Strahan trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 26:

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Stanley

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, then look for gifts at The Angel's Share, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on Wynyard Penguin Tours, then take a memorable drive along Boat Harbour Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stanley trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Stanley takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 26 — 28:

2
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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 29th (Fri), surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 30:

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.