11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Strahan
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Museum of Old and New Art and St. David's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church for their historical value. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nutgrove Beach, wander the streets of North Hobart, and take in the exciting artwork at Henry Jones Design Gallery.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart online trip builder .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Museum of Old and New Art, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

2
nights
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.
On the 20th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Port Arthur Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, and then take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site and then hike along Three Capes Track.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur travel planner.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Honeymoon Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Melshell Oysters and Wineglass Bay. Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Freycinet, Melshell Oyster Shack, Waubs Bay Gallery, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

1
day
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 25th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, and then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Strahan trip maker tool .

Drive from Coles Bay to Strahan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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 26th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands and then take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Launceston online journey planner .

Getting from Strahan to Launceston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Launceston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Liffey Falls, Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls

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