11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and examine the collection at Mona.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hobart travel site .

Singapore, Singapore to Hobart is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Hobart. Traveling from Singapore in July, things will get much colder in Hobart: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Macquarie Island, Mona, Richmond Bridge
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Remarkable Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then browse the exhibits of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

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

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Maria Island National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Orford trip builder app .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Orford in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). There's lots more to do: get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Orford to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno, Gala Estate Vineyard, Melshell Oysters
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Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

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.
On the 13th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Design Centre Tasmania.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston online vacation maker .

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Launceston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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