8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 day
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Devonport
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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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 13th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, then explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally walk around City Park.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston tour itinerary builder website.

Devonport to Launceston is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September in Launceston, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

2
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 14th (Sat), enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, then walk around The Tasmanian Arboretum, and finally examine the collection at Don River Railway. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, don't miss a visit to Mosaic Pathway, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Traveling by car from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Devonport, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Tasmanian Arboretum ©
The Tasmanian Arboretum
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Mon), trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and finally learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

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Traveling by car from Devonport to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Remarkable Cave, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then make a trip to Tessellated Pavement, and finally examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hobart day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Hobart sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

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