9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— Few hours
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Wynyard
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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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 26th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston day trip planning app.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour travel. You can also fly; or 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 December: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 25°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wynyard.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums
Highlights from your trip

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Wynyard

Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Wynyard road trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Wynyard in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Wynyard

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 28th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

Make your Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Wynyard to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

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Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay day trip planning tool.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and then take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Keep things going the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Hobart, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.

Freycinet travel guide

4.5
Trails · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Explore the picturesque Friendly Beaches, dine on an abundance of fresh seafood, and spend the night at one of Australia’s exclusive luxury lodges. Freycinet National Park is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive north from Hobart or two hours drive south from Launceston. If you have time to spare, wind your way here along one of Australia's most dramatic road trips, the Great Eastern Drive.

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