9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Devonport
— 1 night
2
Launceston
— 1 night
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
6
Strahan
— 1 night
7
Stanley
— 1 night

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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.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Devonport route maker.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. In March, Devonport is slightly colder than Melbourne - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You'll set off for Launceston on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Woolmers Estate, and other attractions. On the 7th (Sat), look for gifts at Honey Tasmania, steep yourself in history at Bridestowe Lavender Estate, steep yourself in history at The Old Umbrella Shop, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, thentake an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Woolmers Estate, Bridestowe Lavender Estate
Highlights from your plan
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

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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 8th (Sun): stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay road trip planner.

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

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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 9th (Mon): trek along Three Capes Track, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dog Line.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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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.
On the 10th (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, thenadmire the natural beauty at Richmond Bridge Soap, thenidentify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona). Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, thensteep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, thensample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and finally kick back and relax at Nutgrove Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hobart holiday planner.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Richmond Bridge Soap, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

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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 12th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, thenlook for gifts at Providore 24, and finally get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse Experience and then get answers to all your questions at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read Stanley journey planner.

Getting from Strahan to Stanley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Wynyard
Highlights from your plan
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

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