14 days in Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Launceston and North Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Ross
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Launceston
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Ross

Ross ©
Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Four Corners of Ross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): browse the collection at The Book Cellar, take in the views from The Red Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Convict Brick Trail, then see the interesting displays at Gallery 81, and finally walk around Valentine Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ross trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sydney to Ross is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Ross to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Ross

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Campbell Town
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Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Ross Female Factory ©
Ross Female Factory
Classwood ©
Classwood

9
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Honey Tasmania - The Beehive (in Exeter), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston online travel planner .

Drive from Ross to Launceston in 1.5 hours. In August in Launceston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Derby.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Deloraine, Longford, Beauty Point, Honey Tasmania - The Beehive
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby ) is a small Australian town located in the northeast of Tasmania.The area had been surveyed in 1855, but was not settled until 1874, when George Renison Bell discovered tin in the area. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course and then examine the collection at The Tin Dragon Interpretation Centre and Cafe.

Plan my day in Derby using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Launceston to Derby in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Derby

Outdoors Golf Trails

Side Trip

Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course
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Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails

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