8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania itinerary planner

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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
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Longford
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Richmond
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night
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Hobart

— 2 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.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane to Hobart 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 little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in June; daily highs in Hobart reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Longford.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Longford

— 2 nights
Longford is a town in the northern midlands of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls and then walk around Pine Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and then steep yourself in history at Brickendon Estate.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Longford vacation builder.

Drive from Hobart to Longford in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Longford

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 28th (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Longford to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Richmond.

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

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Richmond

— 1 night
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoodoo Zoo, stroll through Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Richmond trip maker website.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Richmond in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Richmond, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Hobart

— 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then look for gifts at The Spotted Quoll Studio Tasmania, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and finally admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hobart holiday planner.

Hobart is just a short distance from Richmond. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · 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.