6 days in Hobart & Launceston Itinerary

6 days in Hobart & Launceston Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania itinerary planner

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Hobart
— 3 nights
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Hobart

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Port Arthur Historic Site (in Port Arthur), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Dog Line (in Eaglehawk Neck). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Hobart is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Hobart is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Auckland in October, expect nights in Hobart to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 20°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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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.
On the 6th (Wed), walk around City Park and then stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania, get a sense of history and politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip maker.

You can drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hobart in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 5°C in Launceston. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

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