6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary builder

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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Kids will enjoy Food Tours and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, stop by Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery, and examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip app.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 3.5-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 December, things will get a bit cooler in Hobart: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Strahan trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for Launceston on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Launceston

— 2 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

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.
Bring the kids along to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Platypus House. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head) and Seahorse World (in Beauty Point). And it doesn't end there: stroll around City Park, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Launceston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Launceston, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.