9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Kuala Lumpur

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 1st (Sat), stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally stop by Goaty Hill Wines. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, learn about winemaking at Entally Estate, then contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

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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. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Launceston is 2 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect Launceston to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Goaty Hill Wines, Woolmers Estate, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Entally Estate ©
Entally Estate

2
days
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 3rd (Mon): let little ones run wild at Melshell Oysters, then take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Freycinet, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Melshell Oysters, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters

3
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.
Do your shopping at Salamanca Market and Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Macquarie Island. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Port Arthur Historic Site in Port Arthur, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Mona, buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and stroll through Long Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart attractions tool .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Hobart, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Macquarie Island, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach, Mona, Port Arthur Historic Site
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Mona ©
Mona
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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