7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania attractions planner
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Launceston
— 1 night
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Launceston — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and then get a dose of the wild on Low Head Penguin Tours.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planner.

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In September, Launceston is slightly colder than Brisbane - with highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 3 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Friendly Beaches and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's more to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse and look for gifts at Melshell Oyster Shack.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hobart.
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Hobart — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take a stroll through North Hobart, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery, and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach, then do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, and then do a tasting at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Hobart sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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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.
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