6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
ferry + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  9​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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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.
You've now added Josef Chromy Cellar Door to your itinerary. On the 4th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve and then do a tasting at Josef Chromy Cellar Door.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip planner.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Launceston at 20°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Wineries
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Josef Chromy Cellar Door ©
Josef Chromy Cellar Door

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night
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
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.
You've now added Wineglass Bay to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Wineglass Bay, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart road trip planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Hobart, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

Find out how to plan Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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