22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel route planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Launceston
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 23rd (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and savor the flavors at Cascade Brewery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning app .

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. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art, Macquarie Island
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Food Tours

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Eaglehawk Neck is known for outdoors, nature, museums, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, make a trip to Remarkable Cave, tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, and pause for some photo ops at Dog Line.

For maps and more tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Maria Island National Park, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Swansea (Melshell Oysters & Spiky Bridge). Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, take a memorable tour with Tours, and learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planning tool .

Getting from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get out of town with these interesting Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park side-trips: Waratah Falls (in Waratah), Westmorland Falls (in Mole Creek) and "Wee Georgie Wood" (in Tullah). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, identify plant and animal life at Hellyer Gorge, and trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park route planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Stanley.

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

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Hellyer Gorge, Waratah Falls, Westmorland Falls, "Wee Georgie Wood"
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 6th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then stop by The Angel's Share, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, then enjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, and then cruise along Boat Harbour Beach.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stanley trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Wynyard
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

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 Launceston's surroundings by going to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Woolmers Estate (in Longford) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, pause for some photo ops at Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Launceston trip maker tool .

You can drive from Stanley to Launceston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. November in Launceston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Woolmers Estate, St Columba Waterfall, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

Similar Plans

23 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 27 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM GERMANY February, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 40 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM HONG KONG February, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY March, culture, outdoors, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans