9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Queenstown
— 1 night
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Bus
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
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Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive
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Richmond
— 1 night
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Drive to Kettering, Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Kettering Ferry Terminal, Ferry Rd, Fly to Perth

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Hobart — 1 night

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 ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Perth to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Perth in November; daily highs in Hobart reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel to Queenstown.
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Queenstown — 1 night

The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jukes and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Spion Kop Lookout.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Queenstown trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Hobart to Queenstown by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 1 night

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Queenstown to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Launceston.
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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.
For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Launceston trip app.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to Bicheno.
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Bicheno — 1 night

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll through East Coast Natureworld, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bicheno road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Launceston to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bicheno can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Richmond.
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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. For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Richmond trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bicheno to Richmond in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Bruny Island.
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Bruny Island — 2 nights

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park. Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on Inala Nature Tours. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Neck, trek along Fluted Cape Trail, and do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bruny Island road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Richmond to Bruny Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Bruny Island can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel 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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