6 days in Launceston & Hobart Itinerary

6 days in Launceston & Hobart Itinerary

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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 3 nights

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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 25th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, then admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

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Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, Launceston is little chillier than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

3
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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.
Bring the kids along to Mount Wellington and Kingston Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at South Cape Bay and Seven Mile Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Fortescue Bay (in Eaglehawk Neck), Port Arthur (Port Arthur Historic Site & Stewarts Bay) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip builder site.

Drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Fortescue Bay, Kingston Beach, Seven Mile Beach
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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