11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 3 nights
2
St Helens
— 1 night
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
5
Hobart
— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Launceston Tramway Museum, examine the collection at City Park Radio Museum, then browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, then look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, then learn about winemaking at Loira Vines, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston route maker website.

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 16°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Holm Oak Vineyards, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
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Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Moores Hill Estate ©
Moores Hill Estate

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 21st (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall and then view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our St Helens day trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in St Helens are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Museums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
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St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

2
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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 23rd (Sat), stroll through Wineglass Bay, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, look for gifts at Freycinet Marine Farm, do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip maker.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

1
night
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 25th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, contemplate the long history of The Commandants House, and then contemplate the long history of Government Farm.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip maker tool.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Museums
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Salamanca Arts Centre or The Wicked Cheese Co.. Discover out-of-the-way places like Every Man and His Dog Vineyard and Runnymede House. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Pontville to see Shene Distillery about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, wander the streets of North Hobart, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hobart tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Hobart, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Richmond, Moorilla Estate Winery, Shene Distillery
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Every Man and His Dog Vineyard ©
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard
Runnymede House ©
Runnymede House
North Hobart ©
North Hobart

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