4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and then take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary website .

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you will find days in Hobart are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

1
night
Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay route planning site .

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Bicheno Blowhole
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

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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 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and then stroll around City Park.

To see photos and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

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