6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel planner

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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 1 night
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Hobart

— 2 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. On the 11th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip itinerary builder.

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you will find days in Hobart are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:

Port Arthur

— 1 night
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
On the 13th (Sun), hike along Three Capes Track and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
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Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can drive from Port Arthur to Strahan in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
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Launceston

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stroll around City Park, stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip website.

Drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · 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.