8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Queenstown
— 1 night
Drive
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Deloraine
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night
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Drive to Kettering, Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 1 night
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Hobart
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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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.
To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip website.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in January: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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Queenstown

The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Paragon Theatre. On the 12th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Iron Blow Lookout, admire the sheer force of Nelson Falls, and then watch a film at The Paragon Theatre.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Queenstown driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Queenstown in 4 hours. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Deloraine.

Things to do in Queenstown

Nature · Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Side Trip

1
night
Deloraine

Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Deloraine tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Queenstown to Deloraine takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Deloraine

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

On the 14th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Narryna Heritage Museum and then sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Deloraine to Hobart in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

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Bruny Island

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 15th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Bruny Island History Room and then do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Bruny Lighthouse, and then make a trip to The Neck.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bruny Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Museums · Wildlife · Wineries · Parks

2
nights
Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): indulge in your favorite hot beverage with Hobart Walking Tours, then steep yourself in history at Runnymede House, and then stop by North Hobart. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and then browse the exhibits of Henry Jones Design Gallery.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Hobart day trip planner.

Getting from Bruny Island to Hobart by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

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.