10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h 45​min
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
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.
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Design Centre Tasmania will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Cataract Gorge Reserve and The Tamar Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena) and Woolmers Estate (in Longford). The adventure continues: stroll around City Park, view the masterpieces at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

Plan my day in Launceston using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Launceston to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Woolmers Estate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

2
nights
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 26th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, then look for gifts at Freycinet Marine Farm, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, take in the views from Spiky Bridge, then take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip builder tool .

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Spiky Bridge, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Waubs Bay Gallery, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 28th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur vacation builder .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tessellated Pavement, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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.
Popular historic sites such as Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Old and New Art and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. On the 31st (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Salamanca Market, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Hobart online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Hobart sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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