7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Port Arthur Historic Site and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. Museum of Old and New Art and Lady Franklin Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Three Capes Track (in Port Arthur). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hobart day trip app .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get slightly colder in Hobart: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Museum of Old and New Art
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, then savor the flavors at Entally House, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. November in Launceston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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