10 days in Launceston, St Helens & Hobart Itinerary

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Launceston
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St Helens
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Hobart
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Launceston
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Launceston — 3 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate (in Latrobe), Devonport (Don River Railway & Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft) and Liffey Falls (in Deloraine). There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, revel in the low prices at Waverly Woolen Mills Factory Outlet, contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, and stop by Bridestowe Lavender Estate.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston online tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Melbourne in April since evenings lows in Launceston dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to St Helens.
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Museums · Tours · Shopping · Nature
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St Helens — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, then browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our St Helens road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hobart.
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Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Hobart — 3 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co., then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip site.

You can drive from St Helens to Hobart in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Launceston.
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Launceston — 2 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

Your day by day itinerary now includes James Boag Brewery Experience. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land), Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House) and Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary). Enjoy Launceston some more: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, walk around City Park, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Launceston planner.

Getting from Hobart to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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