9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Bus
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night
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Hobart

— 1 night

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 23rd (Thu), kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach and then get a new perspective on things with Mr Flathead Fishing Charters Tasmania. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then take a stroll through Sullivans Cove.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart journey planner.

Perth to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Hobart. In December, Hobart is slightly colder than Perth - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 25th (Sat), stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 3 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Take a break from the city and head to Dove Lake Circuit and Marion's Lookout Walk. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cradle Mountain Canyons and Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls. On the 27th (Mon), hike the day away at The Overland Track. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cradle Mountain.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip app.

You can take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Launceston.

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

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:

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 29th (Wed): examine the collection at City Park Radio Museum, then shop like a local with Design Centre Tasmania, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary tool.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:

Hobart

— 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then stroll through Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hobart trip planner.

Drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:

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.