8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Geeveston
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Stanley
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
St Helens
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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days
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, then kick back and relax at Opossum Bay Beach, and then hike along Tahune Forest AirWalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Salamanca Arts Centre, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Geeveston travel planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Geeveston is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Geeveston. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, expect Geeveston to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Geeveston

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

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Hobart, Opossum Bay Beach
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 1st (Thu), look for gifts at Providore 24, stop by Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Stanley road trip planner.

You can drive from Geeveston to Stanley in 5.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Stanley are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Shopping
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones ©
Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the galleries of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, steep yourself in history at Entally Estate, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally do a tasting at The Pinot Shop.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In November in Launceston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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St Helens

St Helens ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy & Holy Cow Cafe, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, then do a tasting at Priory Ridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. November in St Helens sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in St Helens

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

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Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Pyengana Dairy & Holy Cow Cafe
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

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