6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
2
Cygnet
— 1 night
Drive
3
Bruny Island
— 3 nights
Ferry to Kettering Ferry Terminal, Ferry Rd, Fly to Melbourne

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Hobart

— 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

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 20th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Moorilla Estate Winery, contemplate the waterfront views at Waterworks Reserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Narryna Heritage Museum and then take a stroll through South Hobart.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner.

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you will find days in Hobart are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Cygnet.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Cygnet

— 1 night
Cygnet is a town in the Huon Valley, south of Huonville, Tasmania.HistoryThe Nuenonne were the original land-owning group of a large territory in South East Tasmania, including Cygnet, Hobart and Bruny Island. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): look for gifts at Cygneture Chocolates, then do a tasting at Hartzview Vineyard, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Coningham Nature Recreation Area.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cygnet attractions planning app.

Drive from Hobart to Cygnet in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Cygnet

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Bruny Island

— 3 nights
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration and Bruny Island Honey. Get in touch with nature at Cape Queen Elizabeth and Labillardiere Peninsula Walk. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Bruny Island Berry Farm and admire the majestic nature at Bruny Island Quarantine Station.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bruny Island sightseeing site.

You can drive from Cygnet to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.