4 days in Hobart & Launceston Itinerary

4 days in Hobart & Launceston Itinerary

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4 days in Hobart & Launceston Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney


1
night
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.
On the 4th (Fri), do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of North Hobart, then kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Sullivans Cove.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart holiday app .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in January: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Richmond, Kingston Beach
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Puddleduck Vineyard ©
Puddleduck Vineyard
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

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 6th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands and then take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, then do a tasting at Loira Vines, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tamar River.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Launceston trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Loira Vines, Goaty Hill Wines, Holm Oak Vineyards, Liffey Falls
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

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