8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Bus
5
Launceston
— 1 night
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Eaglehawk Neck

Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with Wild Ocean Tasmania, explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and then hike along Three Capes Track.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary tool.

Brisbane to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Brisbane in January, with highs in Eaglehawk Neck at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

3
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 4th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

1
night
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 6th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

1
night

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit and then identify plant and animal life at Cradle Mountain Canyons.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Launceston.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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 8th (Fri), learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania, ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Launceston travel planner.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours · Parks

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.