8 days in Launceston and North Tasmania & Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Launceston and North Tasmania & Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
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Hobart
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Eaglehawk Neck
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Launceston

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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 6th (Sun): walk around City Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, then whizz through the canopy at Hollybank Wilderness Adventures, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planner.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-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 December, expect Launceston to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors
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City Park
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Hobart

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 appreciate attractions like Food Tours and Mount Wellington. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Tassie Bound in New Norfolk--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Mount Wellington
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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 12th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site and then contemplate the waterfront views at Stewarts Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): hike along Three Capes Track and then see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

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Stewarts Bay
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