9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Devonport
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
2
Penguin
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Arthur River
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
New Norfolk
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
6
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
End: Melbourne

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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.
On the 12th (Wed), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Devonport online route planner.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in February; daily highs in Devonport reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Penguin.

Things to do in Devonport

Beaches Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Antique Emporium ©
Antique Emporium

1
night
Penguin

Penguin ©
Penguin is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, stroll around Hiscutt Park, thenlet little ones run wild at Penguin Foreshore, and finally make a trip to Giant Penguin.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Penguin day trip planning tool.

Penguin is just a short distance from Devonport. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Devonport in February: high temperatures in Penguin hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Arthur River.

Things to do in Penguin

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Wings Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Hiscutt Park ©
Hiscutt Park

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Arthur River

Arthur River
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Sumac Lookout, thenidentify plant and animal life at Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area, thenadmire all the interesting features of The Tarkine Drive, and finally don't miss a visit to Edge of the World.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Arthur River visit planner.

Traveling by car from Penguin to Arthur River takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Arthur River

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area
Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World
Sumac Lookout ©
Sumac Lookout

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night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, thensee the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, thenstop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Strahan trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Arthur River to Strahan in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Norfolk.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Beaches Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

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night
New Norfolk

New Norfolk ©
New Norfolk is a town on the Derwent River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. On the 16th (Sun), stroll through Tynwald Park, thencontemplate the long history of Willow Court Asylum, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens, and finally take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock Lookout.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Norfolk trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Strahan to New Norfolk by car takes about 4 hours. In February, daytime highs in New Norfolk are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in New Norfolk

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tynwald Park ©
Tynwald Park
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Willow Court Asylum ©
Willow Court Asylum

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.
On the 17th (Mon), get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, thenadmire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip planner.

Getting from New Norfolk to Hobart by car takes about an hour. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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.
On the 18th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur trip planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Coles Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay holiday builder tool.

Getting from Port Arthur to Coles Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Gala Estate Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

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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.
On the 20th (Thu), snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, thenview the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally walk around City Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip site.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Launceston, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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