11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 night
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights

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Launceston

Launceston ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll around City Park, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Pilgrim Uniting Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, then kick your exploration up a notch at Hollybank Wilderness Adventures, and then learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston road trip planning website.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in December, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around 25°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries
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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. On the next day, hike along Three Capes Track, identify plant and animal life at Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Port Arthur road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

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Must see
Three Capes Track
4.9

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Hobart

Hobart ©

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tassie Bound (in New Norfolk). On the 24th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, stop by The Sensory Tasmania, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hobart planning tool.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Hobart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Food Tour
Food Tours
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Must see
Mount Wellington
4.8

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see Strahan ATV Adventures, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Strahan trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
4.5

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 28th (Mon), get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park visit planner.

Take a bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
World heritage site
Dove Lake Circuit
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World heritage site
Lake St. Clair
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