11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  9​h
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Elizabeth Town
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 1 night
End: Hobart

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night
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.
For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary builder website .

Perth to Hobart is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Hobart is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Perth in January, with highs in Hobart at 26°C and lows at 14°C. On the 8th (Tue), you're off toElizabeth Town.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Elizabeth Town

Elizabeth Town ©
Elizabeth Town is a populated rural area in Meander Valley, Tasmania bisected by the Bass Highway. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese as well as Christmas Hill Raspberry Farm. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Elizabeth Town day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Hobart to Elizabeth Town in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Elizabeth Town can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Elizabeth Town

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot
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Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese ©
Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
Christmas Hill Raspberry Farm ©
Christmas Hill Raspberry Farm

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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.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Elizabeth Town to Launceston takes an hour. January in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll set off for St Helens on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Launceston

Tours Outdoors Parks
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St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the St Helens vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in St Helens are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area

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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Bicheno Penguin Tours. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get interesting insight from Bicheno Penguin Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay travel planner .

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Gala Estate Vineyard, Bicheno Penguin Tours
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Bicheno Penguin Tours ©
Bicheno Penguin Tours
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

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Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. On the 14th (Mon), do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard, stroll through Raspins Beach, then pause for some photo ops at Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial, and finally take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orford travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Orford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll set off for Port Arthur on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Orford

Beaches Wineries Outdoors

Side Trip

Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial
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Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout

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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 15th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip site .

Getting from Orford to Port Arthur by car takes about 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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night
Hobart

Hobart
To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hobart journey planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 17th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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