10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Attractions like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Bellerive Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Port Arthur Historic Site and Mona. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, look for gifts at Richmond Bridge Bath & Giftware, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hobart driving holiday planner .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Hobart reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maria Island National Park, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Richmond Bridge Bath & Giftware, Bellerive Beach, Port Arthur Historic Site
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Mona ©
Mona

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Wineglass Bay Lookout and Freycinet National Park. Attractions like Friendly Beaches and Honeymoon Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Coles Bay to go to Swansea and see Melshell Oysters, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's more to do: do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Honeymoon Bay, Melshell Oysters, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St Helens itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. In May in St Helens, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, then stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Launceston road trip planner .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Launceston are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania
Gourlay's Sweet Shop ©
Gourlay's Sweet Shop

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