6 days in Launceston, Devonport & Hobart Itinerary

6 days in Launceston, Devonport & Hobart Itinerary

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6 days in Launceston, Devonport & Hobart Itinerary

Start: Launceston
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Launceston
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 3 nights
End: Hobart

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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.
On the 7th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Launceston. In July, daytime highs in Launceston are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and then pause for some photo ops at Spirit of the Sea.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Devonport trip planner .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums

Side Trips

Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
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House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese ©
Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese

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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.
Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. On the 10th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hobart using our trip planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Hobart in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 12th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Food Tours
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©

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