9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
George Town
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Get outdoors at Seven Mile Beach and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Get a sense of the local culture at North Hobart and Museum of Old and New Art. Step out of Hobart to go to Geeveston and see Tahune Forest AirWalk, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Opossum Bay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hobart road trip tool .

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 January, expect Hobart to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Opossum Bay Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Seven Mile Beach, Kingston Beach, Tahune Forest AirWalk
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site, and then hike along Three Capes Track.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck day trip app .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck takes 1.5 hours. In January in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Three Capes Track, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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 22nd (Tue): let little ones run wild at Melshell Oysters, learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Spring Vale Wines, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

1
night
George Town

George Town ©
George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. On the 24th (Thu), do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally see the interesting displays at Bass & Flinders Centre.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read George Town online trip builder .

You can drive from Coles Bay to George Town in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in George Town are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in George Town

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rowella, Goaty Hill Wines, Moores Hill Estate
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Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard
Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, then contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, then take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip builder .

Traveling by car from George Town to Launceston takes an hour. In January, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, Liffey Falls
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls

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