9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Launceston
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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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip planner.

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. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hobart, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Parks · Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Tessellated Pavement, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Ocean Tasmania, and then trek along Three Capes Track.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Arthur day trip app.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

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Must see
Three Capes Track
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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 3rd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park. On the next day, savor the flavors at Oyster Bay Tours, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then see All4Adventure, and finally get a new perspective on things with Moulting Lagoon Eco Tours.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours
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National Park
Freycinet National Park
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Off-Road Tour
All4Adventure
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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 5th (Sat), see Strahan ATV Adventures, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan driving holiday planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Strahan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Specialty Museum
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
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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 6th (Sun): stroll around City Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then cruise the town with Hollybank Wilderness Adventures.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston driving holiday planner.

Getting from Strahan to Launceston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Launceston sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure
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