8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 night
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
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Launceston

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): walk around City Park, then admire the landmark architecture of City of Launceston Town Hall, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Low Head Penguin Tours, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Pilgrim Uniting Church, and then learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston journey planner.

Brisbane to Launceston 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. Traveling from Brisbane in December, you will find days in Launceston are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are colder (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trip

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Drive from Launceston to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks
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Hobart

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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. On the 25th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hobart, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Eaglehawk Neck

On the 27th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wild Ocean Tasmania, then make a trip to Tessellated Pavement, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.