6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 45​min
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Launceston
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Launceston is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Launceston, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Launceston is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, explore and take pictures at Coles Bay Jetty, and then admire all the interesting features of Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay visit planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Freycinet
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

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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 23rd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, examine the collection at Mona, and then admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart planning tool .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Mona, Macquarie Island, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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