15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + taxi:  12​h 15​min
1
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Huonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Richmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Ulverstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Singapore

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 15th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and finally examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Port Arthur is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Port Arthur due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in August: high temperatures in Port Arthur hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Huonville.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tessellated Pavement, Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

2
nights
Huonville

Huonville ©
Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Raptor Refuge, take in breathtaking views at Pelverata Falls Track, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Picton River, then appreciate the history behind Snug Bushfire Memorial, and then experience rural life at Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Huonville vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Huonville in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Huonville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Snug Bushfire Memorial, Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery, Raptor Refuge
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Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge
Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery ©
Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery

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.
On the 18th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hobart holiday builder site .

Drive from Huonville to Hobart in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Wildlife
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

2
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. On the 20th (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Zoodoo Zoo, see the interesting displays at Old Hobart Town Model Village, then see the interesting displays at Richmond Gaol, and finally take in the views from Richmond Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Callington Mill, learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, and finally look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co..

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Richmond online trip itinerary planner .

Richmond is just a stone's throw from Hobart. August in Richmond sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Richmond

Wineries Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Callington Mill
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Puddleduck Vineyard ©
Puddleduck Vineyard
Richmond Bridge ©
Richmond Bridge
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and finally stroll around City Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Launceston travel planning website .

Getting from Richmond to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in August, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

3
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. On the 23rd (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Preston Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, then explore the world behind art at Makers Workshop, and finally look for gifts at Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ulverstone travel planner .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ulverstone can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, Southern Wild Distillery, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Makers Workshop, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Waratah (Whyte Hills Lookout, Philosopher Falls, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and hike along Crater Lake Circuit.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Ulverstone to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3.5 hours. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

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

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Waratah
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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