6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
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St Helens
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Hobart
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): kick your exploration up a notch at Hollybank Wilderness Adventures, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary builder tool.

Brisbane to Launceston 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. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: highs in Launceston hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Adventure

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St Helens

Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Aloha Dreaming Massage, then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the St Helens itinerary planning app.

Drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.
Let the collections at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Port Arthur Historic Site capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Seven Mile Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Tassie Bound (in New Norfolk), Safety Cove Beach (in Port Arthur) and Opossum Bay Beach (in Opossum Bay). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nutgrove Beach, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, and kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Hobart takes 3.5 hours. December in Hobart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

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.