8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Launceston
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Derwent Bridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Cygnet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
End: Hobart

1
day
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 27th (Tue): explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then steep yourself in history at The Old Umbrella Shop, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip builder .

Hobart to Launceston is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. November in Launceston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping Museums
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James Boag Brewery Experience ©
James Boag Brewery Experience
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania
Gourlay's Sweet Shop ©
Gourlay's Sweet Shop

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stroll through Larmairremener tabelti and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

1
night
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness, admire the sheer force of Tarraleah Falls, and then take some stellar pictures from Tarraleah Power Station Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Nelson Falls and then make a trip to King William Saddle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Derwent Bridge itinerary builder .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Derwent Bridge in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tarraleah, Nelson Falls
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Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Tarraleah Falls ©
Tarraleah Falls
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness

2
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.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Derwent Bridge to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Cygnet.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Shopping
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

1
night
Cygnet

Cygnet ©
Cygnet is a town in the Huon Valley, south of Huonville, Tasmania.HistoryThe Nuenonne were the original land-owning group of a large territory in South East Tasmania, including Cygnet, Hobart and Bruny Island. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Raptor and Wildlife Refuge of Tasmania, look for gifts at Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, then sample the tasty concoctions at Pagan Cider, and finally relax in the rural setting at Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cygnet trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Cygnet takes an hour. In December in Cygnet, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cygnet

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Kettering, Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery, Woodbridge Smokehouse
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:
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Pagan Cider ©
Pagan Cider
Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge
Woodbridge Smokehouse ©
Woodbridge Smokehouse

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