9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 night
2
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
4
Strahan
— 1 night

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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 29th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Deloraine Creative Studios, then take in the exciting artwork at Yarns Artwork in Silk, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Launceston Tramway Museum, learn about winemaking at Sharmans Wines, do a tasting at The Pinot Shop, then take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Launceston travel planner.

Devonport to Launceston is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Launceston are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

Deloraine
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Yarns Artwork in Silk ©
Yarns Artwork in Silk
Launceston Tramway Museum ©
Launceston Tramway Museum
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Government Farm, then contemplate the long history of The Commandants House, then get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage, and finally steep yourself in history at The Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites, then contemplate the waterfront views at Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, then explore the activities along Waterfall Bay, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dog Line.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur vacation site.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck
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Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites
Waterfall Bay ©
Waterfall Bay
Dog Line ©
Dog Line

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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.
Constitution Dock and Salamanca Arts Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Seven Mile Beach and Farm Gate Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Kettering (Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate & Raptor Refuge). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through North Hobart, examine the collection at Tasmanian Transport Museum, get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hobart visit planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Kettering, Seven Mile Beach, Channel Museum, Kingston Beach
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Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Narryna Heritage Museum ©
Narryna Heritage Museum

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes, then get outside with Henty Dunes, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally stroll through Ocean Beach.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Mount Jukes
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Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

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