4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Brighton
Drive
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Richmond
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive

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Hobart

— 1 night

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 Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) as well as Cascade Brewery. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hobart journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Hobart. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Brighton.

Things to do in Hobart

Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Brighton

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brighton trip planning site.

Brighton is just a stone's throw from Hobart. In December in Brighton, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks · Wildlife
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Richmond

Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Richmond trip itinerary builder website.

Richmond is very close to Brighton. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay

— 1 night
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.
To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay driving holiday planning site.

Drive from Richmond to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Trails
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Bicheno

— 1 night
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 Bicheno Penguin Tours as well as Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and then get a dose of the wild on Bicheno Penguin Tours.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bicheno online itinerary planner.

Bicheno is just a stone's throw from Coles Bay. In December, daytime highs in Bicheno are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bicheno

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.