9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  7​h
1
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bicheno
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Stanley trip itinerary builder site .

Sydney to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Stanley at 20°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Rocky Cape Lighthouse
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

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 8th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, then identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, and finally view the masterpieces at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Stanley to Launceston by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Launceston are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Bicheno

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery and Friendly Beaches. Do some cultural sightseeing at Waubs Bay Gallery and Gala Estate Vineyard. Explore Bicheno's surroundings by going to St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens) and Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery (in St Marys). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, explore and take pictures at Coles Bay Jetty, relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bicheno day trip planner .

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 October in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Coles Bay, St Marys, Gala Estate Vineyard, St Columba Waterfall, Coles Bay Jetty
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, contemplate the long history of Cascade Brewery, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the fresh offerings at Farm Gate Market, stop by Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery, steep yourself in history at Salamanca Arts Centre, then browse the exhibits of Richmond Gaol, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Hobart sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Richmond Gaol
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Salamanca Arts Centre ©
Salamanca Arts Centre

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