5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

5 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania vacation planner

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Fly to Hobart International Airport, Drive to Cygnet
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Cygnet
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brighton
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
Fly

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Cygnet

— 2 nights
Cygnet is a town in the Huon Valley, south of Huonville, Tasmania.HistoryThe Nuenonne were the original land-owning group of a large territory in South East Tasmania, including Cygnet, Hobart and Bruny Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River) and Port Arthur (Port Arthur Historic Site & Three Capes Track). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Refuge.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cygnet trip planner.

Melbourne to Cygnet is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, you will find days in Cygnet are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brighton.

Things to do in Cygnet

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Brighton

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Shene Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then don't miss a visit to Epsom House.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brighton trip planner.

You can drive from Cygnet to Brighton in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

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.
On the 13th (Fri), walk around City Park, then explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Brighton to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
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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.