7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through City Park, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally stop by The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston tour itinerary website .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 13°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Holm Oak Vineyards
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

2
days
Coles Bay

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.
On the 16th (Mon), trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches and then take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Freycinet
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

3
days
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Wellington and Bellerive Beach. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mona, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, stroll through Seven Mile Beach, and stop by Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hobart travel route planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Mona, Seven Mile Beach, The Wicked Cheese Co., Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

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