6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Sydney

2
days
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 5th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Design Centre Tasmania and then stroll through City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Launceston travel itinerary planner .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Launceston at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

1
day
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.
On the 7th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno Blowhole
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

1
day
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Remarkable Cave, then identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site.

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Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Wildlife

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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

2
days
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 9th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally pause for some photo ops at International Wall of Friendship. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Mona, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip maker site .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Mona, Macquarie Island
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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