13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Derwent Bridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Burnie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Perth

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
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 31st (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then steep yourself in history at Claremont House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart travel itinerary planner.

Perth to Hobart is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Hobart is 2 hours. In December, Hobart is a bit cooler than Perth - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Claremont House
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Claremont House ©
Claremont House

2
nights
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair, and then take some stellar pictures from King William Saddle. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Derwent Bridge online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Derwent Bridge in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake St. Clair
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness

2
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): hike along Kelly Basin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then get outside with Henty Dunes.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Strahan trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Derwent Bridge to Strahan in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Burnie.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Queenstown, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
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West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
Kelly Basin ©
Kelly Basin
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes

2
nights
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. On the 6th (Sun), explore the activities along Lobster Ponds, then experience rural life at Turners Beach Berry Patch, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bell's Parade. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Burnie Regional Museum, then stroll through Boat Harbour Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Burnie trip maker app .

You can drive from Strahan to Burnie in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Launceston.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wynyard, Lobster Ponds, Bell's Parade, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
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 8th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, meet the residents at Seahorse World, and then make a trip to The Town Clock. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, learn about winemaking at Bay of Fires Winery, and then experience rural life at Hillwood Berry Farm & Farmgate.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Launceston route builder site .

Traveling by car from Burnie to Launceston takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Bay of Fires Winery, Hillwood Berry Farm & Farmgate
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The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Bay of Fires Winery ©
Bay of Fires Winery

1
night
Hobart

On the 10th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hobart online route planner .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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