10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Bruny Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Sydney

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Seahorse World and Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft (in Devonport), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Twelve Acre Wood (in Claude Road). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get great views at Freelands Lookout, and explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Launceston online itinerary maker.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 25°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Sheffield, Seahorse World, Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot ©
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage, trek along Three Capes Track, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planning tool.

You can drive from Launceston to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

2
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 12th (Sat), relax in the rural setting at Bruny Island Berry Farm, identify plant and animal life at The Neck, and then do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Bruny Island Honey, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Bruny Lighthouse, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Bruny Island online road trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Bruny Island in 3.5 hours. December in Bruny Island sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Wineries
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and Nutgrove Beach. Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, admire the local landmark of The Tasman Fountain, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and browse the exhibits of Moonah Arts Centre.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hobart fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Bruny Island to Hobart takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Moonah Arts Centre, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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