8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive
2
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
4
Launceston
— 1 night
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Eaglehawk Neck

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. On your second day here, get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania, then explore the activities along Waterfall Bay, and then trek along Three Capes Track.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck day trip planning site.

Sydney to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Eaglehawk Neck at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

4
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). On the 31st (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner.

Getting from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daytime highs in Hobart are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
night
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, stroll through Ocean Beach, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Strahan online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Mon), awaken your taste buds at Prestige Tours Tasmania, get a sense of history and politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Launceston route site.

You can drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
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.