9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, then contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Launceston day trip app .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in January; daily highs in Launceston reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, then take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, then experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm, and finally walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bicheno tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Coles Bay
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Popular historic sites such as Port Arthur Historic Site and Battery Point are in your itinerary. You'll get in some beach time at Long Beach and Bellerive Beach. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately 30 minutes away. On the 25th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, examine the collection at MONA, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and savor the flavors at Cascade Brewery.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart journey planning tool .

You can drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Port Arthur Historic Site, Richmond Bridge, Bellerive Beach
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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