15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Orford
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Perth

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Step out of Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to go to Gunns Plains and see Gunns Plains Caves, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. On the 26th (Mon), hike the day away at The Overland Track. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, stroll through Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, and identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip planner .

Perth to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Launceston.

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

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Gunns Plains Caves
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track

2
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.
On the 27th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to The Town Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and finally stroll through City Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Launceston are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Cooks Beach, Macquarie Island, Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, then examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate, and finally appreciate the history behind Dog Line. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site, and then hike along Three Capes Track.

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Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Taranna, Coal Mines Historic Site, Dog Line
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

3
nights
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Get out of town with these interesting Orford side-trips: Coles Bay (Friendly Beaches, Wineglass Bay Lookout, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Maria Island National Park and appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Orford trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Orford in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Orford are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orford

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Tasmania
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

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