11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 night
2
Binalong Bay
— 1 night
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
5
Bruny Island
— 1 night
6
Dover
— 1 night
7
Hobart
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Duck Reach Power Station, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip planning site.

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. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Launceston at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

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night
Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay ©
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): go for a walk through Bay of Fires and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Binalong Bay trip planning site.

You can drive from Launceston to Binalong Bay in 2.5 hours. May in Binalong Bay sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Bay of Fires ©
Bay of Fires

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Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
On the 18th (Mon), kick back and relax at Coles Bay Jetty, thenexplore the galleries of Waubs Bay Gallery, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay, and finally kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Binalong Bay to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Freycinet, Gala Estate Vineyard, Waubs Bay Gallery
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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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.
On the 20th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Stewarts Bay, thenget to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and then identify plant and animal life at Lime Bay State Reserve.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Port Arthur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay

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Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 22nd (Fri), look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey, look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck, and then explore the striking landscape of South Bruny National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus, ferry, and taxi from Port Arthur to Bruny Island takes 5.5 hours. In May in Bruny Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

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Dover

Dover
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Duck Hole Lake Walk, thenappreciate the history behind Cockle Creek, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Duckhole Lake, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Enchanted Woods.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dover online trip builder.

Drive from Bruny Island to Dover in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Dover are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Dover

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Duckhole Lake, Enchanted Woods, Cockle Creek

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, thentake a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and finally contemplate the long history of May Queen. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, thenkick back and relax at Kingston Beach, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Dover to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Hobart are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Kingston Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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