7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive
3
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
4
Launceston
— 1 night
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Hobart

— 3 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 Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 31st (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and take in the views from Tasman Bridge.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip planning app.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Hobart to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:

Port Arthur

— 1 night
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
On the 3rd (Thu), hike along Three Capes Track and then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 3:

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Strahan trip builder app.

Getting from Port Arthur to Strahan by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:

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 5th (Sat), stroll around City Park, stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 5:

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.