21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Queenstown
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Swansea
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Launceston
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Devonport
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Brisbane

1
night
Devonport

Devonport
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Devonport online road trip planner.

Brisbane to Devonport is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in December, you will find days in Devonport are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are cooler (10°C). You'll set off for Queenstown on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Tours

3
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Venture out of the city with trips to Derwent Bridge (The Wall in the Wilderness & Frenchmans Cap). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Nelson Falls, stroll through Kelly Basin, examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, and take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Queenstown tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Devonport to Queenstown in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Tasmania, Derwent Bridge, Iron Blow Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap

5
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.
Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_observing_fascinating_marine_mammals_with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Hobart road trip app.

You can drive from Queenstown to Hobart in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Hobart are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Food Tours

3
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ross (Four Corners of Ross & Tasmanian Wool Centre.). And it doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at Melshell Oyster Shack, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, and don't miss a visit to Spiky Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Swansea trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Hobart to Swansea in 2 hours. In December in Swansea, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Swansea

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Ross, Ross Bridge, Melshell Oyster Shack
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Kate's Berry Farm ©
Kate's Berry Farm

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Swansea to Launceston in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Pyengana Dairy, Woolmers Estate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium, then see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and finally see the interesting displays at Don River Railway.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Devonport travel planning tool.

You can take a bus from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
Highlights from your plan
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre

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