14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Devonport
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 3rd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then shop like a local with Design Centre Tasmania. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let little ones run wild at Kids Paradise, contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Launceston road trip app .

Singapore, Singapore to Launceston is an approximately 13.5-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 Launceston. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: highs in Launceston hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Kids Paradise ©
Kids Paradise

4
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.
Attractions like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Bellerive Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, examine the collection at Mona, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hobart day trip planning site .

Drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tasmania, Bellerive Beach, Museum of Old and New Art
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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Tasman Arch and then trek along Three Capes Track.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Tasman Arch
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then look for all kinds of wild species at Friendly Beaches, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, then let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oysters, and finally admire all the interesting features of Coles Bay Jetty.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Coles Bay Jetty, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty

3
nights
Devonport

Devonport
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Attractions like Cradle Mountain and Platypus House make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Devonport: Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Dove Lake Circuit & Devils @ Cradle). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Beach.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Coles Bay to Devonport by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Beauty Point
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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