6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Thu), shop like a local with Design Centre Tasmania and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park. On your second day here, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary maker site .

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. In October, Launceston is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
City Park ©
City Park

2
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, then let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oysters, and finally take in the views from Spiky Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay road trip planner.

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Swansea, Freycinet, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Mona, then stroll through Bellerive Beach, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally stop by Brunacci Avalon Market.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Macquarie Island, Museum of Old and New Art, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bellerive Beach ©
Bellerive Beach

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