6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
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St Helens
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 1 night
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Hobart

— 2 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Wild Ocean Tasmania. Change things up with a short trip to Port Arthur Historic Site in Port Arthur (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, learn insider's secrets on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, and make a trip to Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip builder.

Perth to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In April, Hobart is little chillier than Perth - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, and then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 24:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at Aloha Dreaming Massage, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our St Helens attractions planning website.

Drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife · Outdoors · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:

Launceston

— 1 night

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.
On the 26th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cataract Gorge Reserve and then let your taste buds guide you at Prestige Tours Tasmania.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston tour itinerary planner.

Drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:

Tasmania travel guide

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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.