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
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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 23rd (Sat): snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, then take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally walk around City Park.

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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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, browse the exhibits of Suncoast Gallery, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, and finally kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St Helens trip planner .

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in St Helens are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Wineglass Bay Lookout and Coles Bay Jetty. Head to Melshell Oysters and Kings Fine Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, and do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip maker tool .

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Coles Bay Jetty, Kings Fine Art Gallery, Gala Estate Vineyard, Melshell Oysters
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur day trip planning app .

Getting from Coles Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). On the 31st (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Salamanca Market, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Parks

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
Food Tours

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