11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Stanley
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Sydney

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Tahune Forest AirWalk and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Mount Wellington. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Mona, sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, take in the exciting artwork at Nolan Art Gallery & School, and explore the galleries of Richmond Gaol.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip maker website .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Tahune Forest AirWalk
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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, 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, then take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bicheno trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Bicheno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

St Marys, Freycinet Marine Farm
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Deloraine Creative Studios and Design Centre Tasmania. You'll explore and learn at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Platypus House (in Beauty Point). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Deloraine Creative Studios, Holm Oak Vineyards, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Platypus House, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, shop like a local with Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, identify plant and animal life at Lobster Ponds, then visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse, then stop by The Angel's Share, and finally look for gifts at Providore 24.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Stanley online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. December in Stanley sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lobster Ponds, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

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