8 days in Launceston & Hobart Itinerary

8 days in Launceston & Hobart Itinerary

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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Hobart
— 4 nights

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Cataract Gorge Reserve and Platypus House. Explore hidden gems such as The Tamar Valley and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, and take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston online route builder.

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in March, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Holm Oak Vineyards, Platypus House
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Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

4
nights
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.
Visit Constitution Dock and St. John's Presbyterian Church for their historical value. Head to Salamanca Arts Centre and Tassal at Salamancafor some retail therapy. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River), Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site (in Eaglehawk Neck) and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Refuge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and don't miss a visit to May Queen.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart day trip planning site.

Getting from Launceston to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Coal Mines Historic Site, Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, Seven Mile Beach, Raptor Refuge, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

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