5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Hobart — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Old and New Art (Mona). On the 2nd (Mon), explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Refuge, then take an in-depth tour of Channel Museum, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Myrtle Forest.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hobart vacation planner.

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. In January, Hobart is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Launceston.
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Launceston — 3 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Iron Pot Bay Vineyard and Sharmans Wines. Museum-lovers will get to explore City Park Radio Museum and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Entally Estate, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and get great views at Brady's Lookout.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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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.
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