8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner
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Fly
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Launceston
— 1 night

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Hobart — 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mount Wellington, Cascade Brewery and Cockle Creek. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Cockle Creek.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip planner.

Brisbane to Hobart 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. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in October; daily highs in Hobart reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for Bicheno.
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Bicheno — 2 nights

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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Wineglass Bay Lookout as well as Bicheno Blowhole. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bicheno trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Bicheno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Bicheno when traveling from Hobart in October, with lows around 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Derby.
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Derby — 2 nights

Derby ) is a small Australian town located in the northeast of Tasmania.The area had been surveyed in 1855, but was not settled until 1874, when George Renison Bell discovered tin in the area. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bay of Fires Conservation Area as well as Floating Sauna Lake Derby. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area and then test the waters at Floating Sauna Lake Derby.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Derby trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Bicheno to Derby in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Derby can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Launceston.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes City Park as well as The Tamar Valley. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll around City Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Launceston tour planner.

Drive from Derby to Launceston in 1.5 hours. November in Launceston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night.
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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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