5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania travel route planner

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Fly
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Launceston
— 1 day
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): walk around City Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Launceston online trip builder.

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. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect Launceston to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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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 11th (Mon): get outside with Henty Dunes, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Strahan online vacation planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, look for gifts at Aspect Design, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally view the masterpieces at Art Mob. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Eaglehawk Neck

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Port Arthur Historic Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and then see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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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.