9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Hobart
— 1 day
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
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Burnie
— 1 night
Drive
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Hobart

— 1 day

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.
On the 13th (Sat), get great views at Mount Nelson Lookout.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planning site.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in March, things will get a bit cooler in Hobart: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Launceston.
Highlights from your trip

Launceston

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jansz Winery. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Jansz Winery and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip tool.

Drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Launceston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Burnie.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Burnie

— 1 night
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Burnie online visit planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Burnie in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip

Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Stanley travel planner.

Traveling by car from Burnie to Stanley takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Keep things going the next day: hike along Larmairremener tabelti and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Launceston.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Launceston

— 1 night

The Heart of Tasmania

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): walk around City Park, take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

Find out how to plan Launceston trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hobart road trip planning site.

You can drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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.