11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary planner

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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bicheno
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Hobart

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

Plan my day in Hobart using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Brisbane in January, with highs in Hobart at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Childrens Museums · Museums

Launceston

— 2 nights

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, then identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, and finally appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno

— 3 nights
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Bring the kids along to Wineglass Bay Lookout and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Bicheno: Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Coles Bay (All4Adventure, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, and examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bicheno road trip website.

You can drive from Launceston to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Port Arthur

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, head outdoors with Tasman Arch, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and finally explore and take pictures at Tessellated Pavement. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, then trek along Three Capes Track, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur journey maker website.

Getting from Bicheno to Port Arthur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) as well as Salamanca Market. On the 17th (Sun), shop like a local with Salamanca Market, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hobart travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.