9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Seoul
Fly:  25​h
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
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
Seoul

1
day
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 (Sat), explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Launceston day trip planning tool .

Seoul, South Korea to Launceston is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Seoul to Launceston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seoul in May; daily highs in Launceston reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Platypus House, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Woolmers Estate, Tasmanian Glassblowers
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip website .

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. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

1
day
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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 (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Mona, and then steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, then kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Battery Point.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online day trip planner .

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Mona, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mona ©
Mona
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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Launceston

Launceston ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Launceston day trip site .

Drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

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