10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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 28th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, and finally stroll around City Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Launceston trip builder site .

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. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Launceston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, expect Launceston to be colder, temps between 13°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park sightseeing planner.

Drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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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 31st (Wed), view the masterpieces at Kings Fine Art Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kings Fine Art Gallery, Honeymoon Bay
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

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night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): browse the exhibits of Port Arthur Historic Site, explore the activities along Stewarts Bay, and then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur route maker website .

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tessellated Pavement
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Old and New Art and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Get in touch with nature at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Mount Wellington. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

Make your Hobart itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Kingston Beach, Richmond Gaol
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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