7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Ferry to Devonport, Drive to Launceston
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Launceston
— 1 day
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive to Devonport, Ferry to Port Melbourne

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Launceston

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): walk around City Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston itinerary maker.

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. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Melbourne in December, with highs in Launceston at 25°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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Hobart

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.
Kids will enjoy Food Tours and Mount Wellington. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and explore the world behind art at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart day trip app.

You can drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

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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.