9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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Hobart
— 3 nights
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Hobart

— 3 nights

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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, ponder the design of The Tasman Fountain, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary site.

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 bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Port Arthur

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Three Capes Track, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and finally appreciate the history behind Dog Line.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur visit planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stroll through Ocean Beach and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Plan trip to Strahan with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Strahan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks

Launceston

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): stroll around City Park, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in June, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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.