11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brussels
+3
train + Fly + taxi + bus:  30​h
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Brussels


2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, meet the residents at Seahorse World, then take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip maker site .

Brussels, Belgium to Launceston is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Brussels in February: highs in Launceston hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stop by Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, look for gifts at Providore 24, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stanley itinerary planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Bicheno.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours and then identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bicheno driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Bicheno in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In February, daily temperatures in Bicheno can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Coles Bay
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Mona, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, then see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Bellerive Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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