Travel budget in Tasmania

Tasmania: calculate your travel budget

Tasmania: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Tasmania for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 56 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1498* (1946 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 94 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 3350* (4354 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 130 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 65 per person
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 30 per person

Total budget:

$ 5579* (7252 $)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Tasmania in 2021

Cost of living: Tasmania VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Tasmania in 2021 is 12% higher than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Tasmania by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Tasmania compared to the national average.

Cities /Tasmania View Details
Launceston 9% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Launceston
Hobart 10% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Hobart
Devonport 11% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Devonport


Local prices in Tasmania by expense type

Tasmania: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tasmania is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 12 to $ 27)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 33/person
($ 30 to $ 57)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.7/person
($ 8.1 to $ 12)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.7 for 500ml
($ 3.7 to $ 8.8)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.1 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 8.8)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.5/cup
($ 3.1 to $ 4.4)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.4/can
($ 2.3 to $ 2.6)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.9/bottle
($ 1.4 to $ 2.3)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Tasmania: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tasmania costs 30% less than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 75/night
($ 60 to $ 94)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 113/night
($ 89 to $ 146)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 146/night
($ 118 to $ 185)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 314/night
($ 224 to $ 439)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 63/month
($ 49 to $ 79)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 141/month
($ 103 to $ 206)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 147/month
($ 100 to $ 235)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 137/month
($ 116 to $ 170)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 177/month
($ 136 to $ 230)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Tasmania: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tasmania costs 4% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 2.3)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.9/12 eggs
($ 3 to $ 5.4)

68% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.9/kg
($ 6 to $ 8.8)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Apples
Apples
$ 3.5/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 4.4)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.6/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 4.4)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2
($ 1.1 to $ 2.6)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Tasmania: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Tasmania is 16% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.3/ticket
($ 1.9 to $ 3.2)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.3/km
($ 1.3 to $ 3)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.2
($ 1.9 to $ 3.7)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 35/24hrs
($ 14 to $ 185)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Tasmania: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tasmania is 5% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 15/ticket
($ 12 to $ 16)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
($ 12 to $ 15)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Tasmania: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Tasmania is 74% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 21/pack
($ 16 to $ 27)

141% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 76
($ 53 to $ 113)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 15 to $ 67)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

Perth → Sydney
Perth → Sydney
Perth → Sydney
$ 377
(fair price: $ 341)
Perth → Melbourne
Perth → Melbourne
Perth → Melbourne
$ 369
(fair price: $ 334)
Perth → Brisbane (Queensland)
Perth → Brisbane (Queensland)
Perth → Brisbane (Queensland)
$ 412
(fair price: $ 367)
Melbourne → Perth
Melbourne → Perth
Melbourne → Perth
$ 367
(fair price: $ 334)
Melbourne → Sydney
Melbourne → Sydney
Melbourne → Sydney
$ 149
(fair price: $ 131)
Melbourne → Brisbane (Queensland)
Melbourne → Brisbane (Queensland)
Melbourne → Brisbane (Queensland)
$ 239
(fair price: $ 218)


About the information on the cost of living in Tasmania

The information about the cost of living in Tasmania shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Tasmania updated on 17-12-2017.

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