12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Singapore
Fly + bus + taxi:  22​h 30​min
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Devonport
— Few hours
Drive to Cradle Mountain Hotel:  2​h 30​min
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
Singapore

1
day
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.
On the 18th (Fri), experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Coles Bay is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

2
days
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.
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, and then meet the residents at Seahorse World.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Launceston day trip planning app .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

1
day
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mole Creek Caves. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and then find something for the whole family at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Devonport route maker website .

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot
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Trowunna Wildlife Park ©
Trowunna Wildlife Park
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

few
hours
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
You've now added Dove Lake Circuit to your itinerary.

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Traveling by car from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Strahan.

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

#Parks, #Nature
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

1
day
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nelson Falls. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan travel route planner .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Nelson Falls
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Hogarth Falls ©
Hogarth Falls
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls

4
days
Hobart

Hobart ©
With daring art, a dynamic food scene and a wealth of natural attractions, Hobart is a small city with big ideas.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Mona, Salamanca Arts Centre, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, and indulge your taste buds at The Wicked Cheese Co..

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary website .

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Port Arthur Historic Site, Mona
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Salamanca Arts Centre ©
Salamanca Arts Centre
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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