9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hobart
— 4 nights
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
5
Launceston
— 1 night

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Mount Wellington and Salamanca Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Epsom House (in Pontville). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip itinerary planner.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Hobart hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Berriedale, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Epsom House
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the activities along Stewarts Bay, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur online visit planner.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, thenwalk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, and finally make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coles Bay day trip website.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bicheno Blowhole, Coles Bay Jetty
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Barn Bluff and then admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Nature Parks
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Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

1
night
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 1st (Wed): get in on the family fun at Penny Royal Adventures, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then walk around City Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston travel planner.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Penny Royal Adventures ©
Penny Royal Adventures
City Park ©
City Park

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