6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel planner

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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night
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Hobart

— 1 night

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.
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart road trip website.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In November, Hobart is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Trails
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Bicheno

— 1 night
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bicheno trip builder tool.

Bicheno is just a stone's throw from Coles Bay. In November in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for St Helens.
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St Helens

— 1 night
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bay of Fires Conservation Area and then experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our St Helens driving holiday planner.

Drive from Bicheno to St Helens in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Hobart

— 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and then stroll through Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hobart travel planning tool.

Drive from St Helens to Hobart in 3.5 hours. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Nature & Parks · 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.

Freycinet travel guide

4.5
Trails · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Explore the picturesque Friendly Beaches, dine on an abundance of fresh seafood, and spend the night at one of Australia’s exclusive luxury lodges. Freycinet National Park is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive north from Hobart or two hours drive south from Launceston. If you have time to spare, wind your way here along one of Australia's most dramatic road trips, the Great Eastern Drive.

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