6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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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.
Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Pulpit Rock Lookout (in New Norfolk) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hobart road trip planner.

Adelaide to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Hobart. Traveling from Adelaide in April, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Coles Bay

— 1 night
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
On the 8th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb.

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You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

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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 9th (Fri): stroll around City Park, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Launceston route planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. April in Launceston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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Tasmania travel guide

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.