6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly to Hobart International Airport, Drive to New Norfolk
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New Norfolk
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 day
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Bus to Hobart, Fly to Brisbane

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New Norfolk

New Norfolk is a town on the Derwent River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Willow Court Asylum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Norfolk: Mount Field National Park (Horseshoe Falls & Russell Falls). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, sample the fine beverages at Redlands Estate, get great views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, and look for gifts at Flywheel.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Norfolk trip planner.

Brisbane to New Norfolk is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brisbane in November, expect New Norfolk to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in New Norfolk

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and then engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip builder app.

Traveling by car from New Norfolk to Hobart takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Museums

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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 22nd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave and then get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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.