7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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Hobart
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Ross
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Devonport
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Launceston
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Ben Lomond National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Port Arthur
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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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.
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart travel route builder app .

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, Hobart is slightly colder than Brisbane - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel to Ross.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Ross

Ross ©
Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Tasmanian Wool Centre. and then take in the views from Ross Bridge.

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You can drive from Hobart to Ross in 2 hours. August in Ross sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Ross

Museums

Side Trip

Ross Bridge
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Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Ross Bridge ©
Ross Bridge

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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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Devonport online journey planner .

You can drive from Ross to Devonport in 2 hours. In August in Devonport, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. You'll set off for Launceston on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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.
You've now added Penny Royal Adventures to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Penny Royal Adventures and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Launceston trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
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Penny Royal Adventures

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Devonport

Devonport
To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Devonport itinerary planning website .

Take a bus from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 13th (Tue), you'll travel to Ben Lomond National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Ben Lomond National Park

Ben Lomond National Park ©
On the 13th (Tue), hit the slopes at Ben Lomond Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ben Lomond National Park travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Devonport to Ben Lomond National Park in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ben Lomond National Park are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Ben Lomond National Park

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Ben Lomond Ski Resort ©
Ben Lomond Ski Resort

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Devonport

Devonport
For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Devonport travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ben Lomond National Park to Devonport takes 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Bicheno on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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. You've now added St Columba Waterfall to your itinerary. On the 14th (Wed), stop by Bridestowe Lavender Estate and then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bicheno online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Bicheno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In August in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Bicheno

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Bridestowe Lavender Estate, St Columba Waterfall
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Bridestowe Lavender Estate ©
Bridestowe Lavender Estate
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Waterfall Bay, then head outdoors with Tasman Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck online journey maker .

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3 hours. August in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch
Waterfall Bay ©
Waterfall Bay

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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
On the 16th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, and then steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur journey builder website .

Port Arthur is just a stone's throw from Eaglehawk Neck. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites
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Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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Hobart

Hobart
To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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