17 days in Devonport, Launceston & Hobart Itinerary

17 days in Devonport, Launceston & Hobart Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Devonport
— 12 nights
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
3
Hobart
— 2 nights

12
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Devonport: Stanley (The Nut State Reserve & Highfield Historic Site), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Dove Lake Circuit, Cradle Mountain, &more) and Rocky Cape Lighthouse (in Rocky Cape). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, and visit Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Devonport sightseeing planner.

Sydney to Devonport is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get little chillier in Devonport: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sheffield, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Mole Creek, Burnie, Stanley
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Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

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 8th (Fri): stroll around City Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston day trip planner.

Getting from Devonport to Launceston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wineries Tours
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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.
On the 10th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Food Tours
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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