8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Singapore

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.
On the 27th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House and then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, then admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and then browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Launceston route planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Launceston is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Launceston due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in December: highs in Launceston hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Platypus House, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Platypus House ©
Platypus House
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

2
nights
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 29th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, and then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): experience rural life at Melshell Oyster Shack, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay online day trip planner .

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Gala Estate Vineyard, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the activities along Fortescue Bay, then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

For maps and other tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck journey planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Eaglehawk Neck by car takes about 3 hours. December in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Remarkable Cave, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Seven Mile Beach, then admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hobart driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Richmond Gaol
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Maritime Museum of Tasmania

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