8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
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Port Arthur
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Bicheno
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Binalong Bay
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Launceston
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
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Devonport
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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 26th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Constitution Dock and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol and then get great views at Mount Nelson Lookout.

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Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: highs in Hobart hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Richmond Gaol
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Helicopter Tours
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Mount Nelson Lookout ©
Mount Nelson Lookout

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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.
On the 28th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, then admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur sightseeing planner.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tessellated Pavement, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

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Bicheno

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Getting from Port Arthur to Bicheno by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Port Arthur in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bicheno, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Freycinet Marine Farm
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

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Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay ©
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Binalong Bay road trip website.

You can drive from Bicheno to Binalong Bay in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Binalong Bay can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Bay of Fires ©
Bay of Fires

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, then take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip builder app.

You can drive from Binalong Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Franklin House ©
Franklin House

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can take a bus to Devonport.

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

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): walk around The Tasmanian Arboretum, then see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, then take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport itinerary app.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport in 4 hours. In November in Devonport, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
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Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
The Tasmanian Arboretum ©
The Tasmanian Arboretum
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse ©
Mersey Bluff Lighthouse

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