15 days in Launceston and North Tasmania & Tasmania's West Coast Itinerary

15 days in Launceston and North Tasmania & Tasmania's West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania vacation planner

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Launceston
— 7 nights
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Ross
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 5 nights
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Launceston

— 7 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Liffey Falls (in Deloraine) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). Dedicate the 14th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary planning tool.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Launceston reach 17°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ross.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Ross

— 2 nights
Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Ross Female Factory, then see the interesting displays at Tasmanian Wool Centre., then don't miss a visit to Four Corners of Ross, and finally walk around Valentine Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 81, snap pictures at The Red Bridge, and then appreciate the history behind Convict Brick Trail.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ross online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Ross takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ross can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Ross

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Strahan

— 5 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Venture out of the city with trips to Queenstown (Eric Thomas Galley Museum, Horsetail Falls, &more), Mt Donaldson (in Corinna) and Zeehan (Reece Dam & Spray Tunnel). The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Strahan tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Ross to Strahan in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips