9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Launceston
— 2 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
4
Bruny Island
— 1 night
5
Hobart
— 2 nights

2
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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.
On the 12th (Sat), stroll around City Park. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Brady's Lookout, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, thenfind something for the whole family at Penny Royal Adventures, and finally explore the activities along Lake Trevallyn.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Launceston trip builder.

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in September, expect Launceston to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Seahorse World, Brady's Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

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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 15th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, thenkick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip planner.

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno Blowhole
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

1
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 17th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Government Farm, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then explore the activities along Stewarts Bay.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at The Neck and then hike along Fluted Cape Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bruny Island online trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi from Port Arthur to Bruny Island in 5.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Bruny Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Neck ©
The Neck

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Nutgrove Beach, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and finally stroll around Train Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Getting from Bruny Island to Hobart by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Hobart are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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