7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Brisbane

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Wed), stroll around City Park.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Launceston travel route planning app.

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In April, Launceston is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

1
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.
On the 10th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay road trip website.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gala Estate Vineyard
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

4
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur (in Taranna), Port Arthur (The Parsonage & Port Arthur Historic Site) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, ponder the design of The Tasman Fountain, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Pooseum
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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