6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania vacation builder

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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Devonport
— 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). On the 21st (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hobart road trip planning site.

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. When traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hobart: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:

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 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Strahan online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hobart to Strahan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Devonport

— 1 night
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and then sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Devonport vacation site.

Getting from Strahan to Devonport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 24:

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.
On the 25th (Tue), stroll around City Park, then look for gifts at Honey Tasmania, then stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors
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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.