5 days in Hobart, Bruny Island & Launceston Itinerary

5 days in Hobart, Bruny Island & Launceston Itinerary

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Hobart
— 1 night
2
Bruny Island
— 1 night
3
Launceston
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum, learn about winemaking at Moorilla Estate Winery, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, explore the galleries of Richmond Gaol, learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, thentake a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and finally steep yourself in history at May Queen.

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

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Hobart to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach, Moorilla Estate Winery
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard ©
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard

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Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 8th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bruny Island day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In June in Bruny Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

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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 9th (Tue), go deep underground at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, examine the collection at Bass & Flinders Centre, learn about winemaking at Bay of Fires Winery, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, and finally revel in the low prices at Waverly Woolen Mills Factory Outlet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, thenadmire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip builder app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Launceston in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bass & Flinders Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Bay of Fires Winery
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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