7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then contemplate the long history of The Old Umbrella Shop, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Launceston trip planning tool .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Launceston. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, you will find days in Launceston are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are cooler (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania
Gourlay's Sweet Shop ©
Gourlay's Sweet Shop

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.
On the 6th (Thu), kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

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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night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 7th (Fri), make a trip to Remarkable Cave, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then get engrossed in the history at Port Arthur Historic Site.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur road trip website .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

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

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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.
On the 8th (Sat), shop like a local with Salamanca Market, see the interesting displays at Mona, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, don't miss a visit to Epsom House, and then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hobart are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Mona, Epsom House, Bellerive Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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