6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
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Hobart
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Devonport
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Hobart
— 1 night
End: Hobart

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of Old and New Art. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Hobart online trip maker .

In January in Hobart, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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Coles Bay

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hazards Beach as well as Wineglass Bay Cruises. On the 3rd (Fri), trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then kick back and relax at Hazards Beach. On the next day, get up close to creatures of the deep with Wineglass Bay Cruises.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Mount William National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Wineglass Bay Cruises ©
Wineglass Bay Cruises

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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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip maker .

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. January in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toDevonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours Outdoors Parks
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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 4th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery, appreciate the history behind Spirit of the Sea, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Devonport trip planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Devonport, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Southern Wild Distillery ©
Southern Wild Distillery

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Stanley

Stanley
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Stanley online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Devonport to Stanley in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach and then get outside with Henty Dunes.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Strahan trip planner .

You can drive from Stanley to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

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Hobart

Hobart ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Salamanca Market as well as Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and then get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Shopping
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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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