7 days in Sydney & Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Sydney & Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia planner

Make it your trip
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Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly

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Sydney

— 3 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip builder site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly to Launceston.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): sample some tasty brews at Prestige Tours Tasmania and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Launceston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Launceston reach 25°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
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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.
On the 29th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then stroll through Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart travel route planner.

Getting from Launceston to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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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.