9 days in Launceston & Mornington Peninsula Itinerary

9 days in Launceston & Mornington Peninsula Itinerary

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Launceston
— 5 nights
Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Red Hill
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Red Hill
— 3 nights
Drive to Melbourne International Airport, Fly to Brisbane

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Launceston

— 5 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Sidmouth (Moores Hill Estate & Loira Vines). There's lots more to do: stroll around City Park, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston online tour itinerary planner.

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in October: highs in Launceston hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Red Hill.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Red Hill

— 3 nights
Red Hill is a small rural community, located in the hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula, about an hour's drive south of Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia. Go for a jaunt from Red Hill to Frankston to see Spas about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Enchanted Adventure Garden, learn about winemaking at Fenian Wines, enjoy the sand and surf at Frankston Beach, and hike along Cape Schanck Boardwalk.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Red Hill online trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Launceston to Red Hill. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Red Hill when traveling from Launceston in October, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Red Hill

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Mornington Peninsula travel guide

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Thermal Spas · Wine Tours & Tastings · Beaches