9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 night
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
3
Hobart
— 4 nights

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.
On the 28th (Sat), snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seahorse World, thenfind something for the whole family at Penny Royal Adventures, and finally walk around City Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Launceston online trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, Launceston is slightly colder than Melbourne - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Beauty Point
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Wineglass Bay Lookout and Coles Bay Jetty. When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see Denison Beach in Bicheno, approximately Bicheno away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Friendly Beaches, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay itinerary planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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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.
Bring the kids along to Mount Wellington and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Freshfield Grove (in Campania), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Zoodoo Zoo (in Richmond). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, look for gifts at The Sensory Tasmania, and stroll around Train Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Richmond, Freshfield Grove, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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