7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Mount William National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Wynyard
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Adelaide

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington and then explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally stop by Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hobart attractions planner.

Adelaide to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Hobart when traveling from Adelaide in August, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Three Capes Track as well as Port Arthur Historic Site. On the 7th (Fri), hike along Three Capes Track, steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount William National Park.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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night
Mount William National Park

Mount William National Park ©
You've now added Bay of Fires Conservation Area to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mount William National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Mount William National Park in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Mount William National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area

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night
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.
Cataract Gorge Reserve has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then stroll around City Park.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Launceston online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mount William National Park to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You've added Marion's Lookout Walk, Lake St. Clair, Cradle Mountain, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, look for all kinds of wild species at Cradle Mountain, then stroll through Marion's Lookout Walk, then take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

You can plan Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Wynyard.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

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night
Wynyard

Wynyard ©
Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boat Harbour Beach. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Penguin Observation Centre and then cruise along Boat Harbour Beach.

Planning Wynyard trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Wynyard takes 4 hours. August in Wynyard sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wynyard

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Penguin Observation Centre
Highlights from your plan
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach

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