6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour planner

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Launceston
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 3 nights

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Launceston

Launceston ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Hollybank Wilderness Adventures, get a sense of history and politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

Start your trip to Launceston by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 25°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Government Building
City of Launceston Town Hall
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, admire the striking features of The Penitentiary, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): hike along Three Capes Track, then see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then don't miss a visit to Tessellated Pavement.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip app.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

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Must see
Three Capes Track
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Hobart

Hobart ©

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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. On the 14th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, stop by Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hobart road trip website.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Food Tour
Food Tours
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Must see
Mount Wellington
4.8

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