4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Devonport
— Few hours
2
Launceston
— 1 night
3
Swansea
— 1 night
4
Hobart
— 1 night

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get lost in a book at Devonport Library.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Devonport tour planner.

Sydney to Devonport is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in January: high temperatures in Devonport hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Launceston.
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Devonport Library ©
Devonport Library

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night
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then walk around City Park.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Launceston road trip planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oyster Shack, thenkick back and relax at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, and finally steep yourself in history at Spiky Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Swansea day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Swansea takes 2 hours. In January in Swansea, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Craigie Knowe Vineyard
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Spiky Bridge ©
Spiky Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hobart road trip app.

You can drive from Swansea to Hobart in 2 hours. January in Hobart sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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