8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly
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Hobart
Drive
2
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Devonport
— 1 day
Drive
5
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Miena
— 1 night
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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 29th (Sat), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in January, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bicheno.
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Bicheno — 2 nights

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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Freycinet Adventures, Bicheno Penguin Tours and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at East Coast Natureworld, head outdoors with Freycinet Adventures, then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and finally get a dose of the wild on Bicheno Penguin Tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bicheno trip planning website.

Drive from Hobart to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Launceston.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Launceston — 2 nights

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 31st (Mon), appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, then look for gifts at Honey Tasmania, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): meet the residents at Seahorse World.

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You can drive from Bicheno to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Devonport.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip
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Devonport — 1 day

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, then don't miss a visit to Tasmania’s Town of Murals, and then sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Devonport planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Devonport are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Stanley.
Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
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Stanley — 2 nights

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 3rd (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and then stroll through The Nut State Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Stanley road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Stanley takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Stanley sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Miena.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Miena — 1 night

Miena is a small town by the Great Lake in the Central Highlands of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Great Lake and then see the interesting displays at Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site.

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You can drive from Stanley to Miena in 3 hours. February in Miena sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Sat).
Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
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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.