4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
1
Stanley
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

1
day
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage, then make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, and then get great views at HA Lane Memorial Lookout.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stanley itinerary maker tool .

Melbourne to Stanley is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Stanley, with lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Launceston.
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Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage
HA Lane Memorial Lookout ©
HA Lane Memorial Lookout

1
night
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 8th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, walk around City Park, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planner .

Getting from Stanley to Launceston by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. July in Launceston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

2
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.
On the 9th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Launceston to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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

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