7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
2
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly

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Launceston

— 1 night

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 14th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: stroll around City Park, stop by Honey Tasmania, then look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, then meet the residents at Seahorse World, and finally get a dose of the wild on Low Head Penguin Tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston travel itinerary planner.

Sydney to Launceston 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. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in March; daily highs in Launceston reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Strahan driving holiday planner.

Drive from Launceston to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Hobart

— 4 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.
Family-friendly places like Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site will thrill your kids. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Hobart trip maker tool.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

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.