11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Bicheno
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Bruny Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Christchurch

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.
On the 9th (Fri), shop like a local with Design Centre Tasmania. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Deloraine Creative Studios, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston tour planning website .

Christchurch, New Zealand to Launceston is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Christchurch to Launceston due to the time zone difference. In November in Launceston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

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

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Providore 24, look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, then shop like a local with Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Stanley trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Stanley takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Stanley are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

2
nights
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 13th (Tue): examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then shop like a local with Waubs Bay Gallery, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bicheno online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Stanley to Bicheno by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Gala Estate Vineyard
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, then learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, and then take in the exciting artwork at Forestvale Design Centre. Keep things going the next day: stop by Bruny Island Chocolate Company, then take in the exciting artwork at Art at The Point Gallery, then ponder the world of politics at Bruny Island Quarantine Station, and finally make a trip to The Neck.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Bicheno to Bruny Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Bruny Island are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Wildlife Museums
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines
Bruny Island Quarantine Station ©
Bruny Island Quarantine Station

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider and The Sensory Tasmania. Step out of the city life by going to Tahune Forest AirWalk and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's more to do: examine the collection at Mona and kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Tahune Forest AirWalk, The Sensory Tasmania
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk

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