12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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12 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
bus:  17​h
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and then take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hobart online travel planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hobart is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Hobart is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Hobart at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Richmond Bridge
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

1
night
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 28th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, then identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and finally steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Wed), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then kick back and relax at Coles Bay Jetty, then stroll through Wineglass Bay, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, learn about winemaking at Loira Vines, then identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, and finally stroll around City Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, then get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Loira Vines, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Woolmers Estate, Platypus House
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You've now added Crater Lake Circuit to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Dove Lake Circuit and Devils @ Cradle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site (in Waddamana) and Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, hike along Larmairremener tabelti, and admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Hellyer Gorge
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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