10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Pune
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  23​h 15​min
1
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Pune

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 23rd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site and then head outdoors with Devil's Kitchen.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur online journey planner .

Pune, India to Port Arthur is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Devil's Kitchen
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, then get a taste of the local shopping with Melshell Oysters, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay sightseeing planner.

Getting from Port Arthur to Coles Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Melshell Oysters, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Honeymoon Bay
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
On the 27th (Thu), explore the galleries of East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, stroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then do a tasting at Priory Ridge, and finally look for gifts at The Shop in the Bush.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens online trip planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Launceston holiday builder tool .

Getting from St Helens to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania
Gourlay's Sweet Shop ©
Gourlay's Sweet Shop

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, then examine the collection at Mona, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bellerive Beach.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip tool .

Getting from Launceston to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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