8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 day
Drive
2
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Strahan
— 1 night
Bus
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Bus
5
Launceston
— 1 night
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Eaglehawk Neck

On the 27th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, head outdoors with Tasman Arch, and then get interesting insight from Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To find out how to plan a trip to Eaglehawk Neck, use our trip itinerary maker.

Sydney to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in January; daily highs in Eaglehawk Neck reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

4
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. On the 29th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, stop by Tassal at Salamanca, and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hobart visit planner.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

1
night
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Strahan trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

1
night

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planning tool.

You can take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can take a bus to Launceston.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

1
night
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 3rd (Wed): stroll around City Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Launceston tour website.

Take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

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.