9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Darwin
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
1
Stanley
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Darwin

1
day
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 2nd (Sun), stop by Providore 24, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, then stop by The Angel's Share, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Stanley road trip app .

Darwin to Stanley is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Darwin, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Stanley, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

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.
On the 3rd (Mon), examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

For photos and other tourist information, read Launceston day trip planning app .

Getting from Stanley to Launceston by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. December in Launceston sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Platypus House
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The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

1
night
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. On the 5th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bicheno day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Bicheno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Bicheno can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tahune Forest AirWalk and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Get some cultural insight at Port Arthur Historic Site and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Mona, stop by The Sensory Tasmania, buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and don't miss a visit to Constitution Dock.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hobart road trip website .

Getting from Bicheno to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Port Arthur Historic Site, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

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