10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 night
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Devonport
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
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Launceston

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seahorse World, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. On the next day, walk around City Park, then explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston day trip site.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in January, with highs in Launceston at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Devils @ Cradle, Dove Lake Circuit, &more) and Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium, and examine the collection at Don River Railway.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport journey maker tool.

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

1
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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): head outdoors with Henty Dunes, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Strahan online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Devonport to Strahan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Parks

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Hobart

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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. On the 14th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hobart sightseeing planner.

Getting from Strahan to Hobart by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Eaglehawk Neck

Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.