9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
You've added Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Tahune Forest AirWalk and Long Beach. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hobart holiday builder tool.

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. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Hobart reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tahune Forest AirWalk, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
The Neck has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Bruny Island Providore, trek along Cape Queen Elizabeth, and then identify plant and animal life at The Neck.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bruny Island trip planning app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Bruny Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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The Neck ©
The Neck

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tasman Island Adventure Cruise, Tasman Arch and Port Arthur Historic Site. On the 7th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, explore the activities along Waterfall Bay, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Stewarts Bay, thenhead outdoors with Tasman Arch, and then get interesting insight from Tasman Island Adventure Cruise.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur online trip builder.

Getting from Bruny Island to Port Arthur by combination of taxi, ferry, and bus takes about 5.5 hours. October in Port Arthur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Freycinet National Park as well as Wineglass Bay Lookout. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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