5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 day
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): walk around City Park, then learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Launceston travel planner.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Melbourne in February, with highs in Launceston at 28°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries
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1
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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Strahan travel route planner.

Drive from Launceston to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. On the 8th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hobart online travel planner.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.