11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Launceston
— 2 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
4
Hobart
— 3 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.
Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Design Inn, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then learn about winemaking at Entally House, and finally do a tasting at The Pinot Shop.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston travel route planning tool.

Adelaide to Launceston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in July, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around 13°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Bell & Gong, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery
Design Inn ©
Design Inn

3
nights
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.
Waubs Bay Gallery and Gala Estate Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Freycinet National Park and Honeymoon Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Waubs Bay Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the activities along Stewarts Bay, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Safety Cove Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Lime Bay State Reserve.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip itinerary website.

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay
Lime Bay State Reserve ©
Lime Bay State Reserve

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Pressing Matters. Get in touch with nature at Mount Wellington and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Shene Distillery (in Pontville) and Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, learn about winemaking at Moorilla Estate Winery, stop by Aspect Design, and sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip maker app.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Berriedale, Seven Mile Beach, Shene Distillery, Nonesuch Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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