8 days in Melbourne, Launceston & Hobart Itinerary

8 days in Melbourne, Launceston & Hobart Itinerary

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8 days in Melbourne, Launceston & Hobart Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, browse the exhibits of Shrine of Remembrance, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online tour planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

3
nights
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 26th (Tue), walk around City Park, then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate.

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Fly from Melbourne to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 22°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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.
Hobart is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hobart road trip planning website .

You can drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:
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Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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