7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania holiday planner

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Hobart
— 1 night
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
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St Helens
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington. On the next day, awaken your taste buds at Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and then contemplate the long history of Constitution Dock.

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Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Coles Bay

— 3 nights
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Visiting Wineglass Bay Lookout and East Coast Natureworld will get you outdoors. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, and do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

St Helens

— 1 night
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aloha Dreaming Massage.

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Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Launceston

— 1 night

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.
On the 15th (Thu), sample some tasty brews at Prestige Tours Tasmania, then ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

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You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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.