11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Launceston
— 2 nights
2
Strahan
— 1 night
3
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
4
Hobart
— 4 nights

2
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.
Step out of Launceston with an excursion to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre in Beaconsfield--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, walk around City Park, and admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston tour itinerary builder tool.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Launceston to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Woolmers Estate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

1
night
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 11th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Strahan trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Launceston to Strahan in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
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.
Port Arthur is known for historic sites, trails, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Port Arthur Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage, hike along Three Capes Track, and see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip planner.

Getting from Strahan to Port Arthur by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Maria Island National Park
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip site.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), The Sensory Tasmania
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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