9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Port Arthur Historic Site and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and finally see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

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Brisbane to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane in December, things will get slightly colder in Eaglehawk Neck: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
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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.
Richmond Gaol and Constitution Dock will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Maritime Museum of Tasmania and Kayaking & Canoeing. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery, see the top attractions with Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, and stop by Sullivans Cove.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hobart day trip planner.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

2
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Coles Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get interesting insight from All4Adventure, then get interesting insight from Tours, then do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally don't miss a visit to Spiky Bridge. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

2
nights
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 30th (Wed): do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, and finally get a dose of the wild on Low Head Penguin Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Launceston day trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

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.