6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h 15​min
1
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, then enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, and then learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Wineglass Bay and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Sydney to Bicheno is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Bicheno to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Dolphin & Whale Watching
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): do a tasting at Priory Ridge, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Halls Falls.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St Helens vacation planner.

Getting from Bicheno to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in St Helens, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Halls Falls, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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 14th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Launceston tour planner .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. October in Launceston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Holm Oak Vineyards, Platypus House
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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