15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Tarraleah
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h
End: Perth

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 24th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, then contemplate the long history of Entally Estate, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and finally stroll through City Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip maker app .

Perth to Launceston is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Launceston. Traveling from Perth in November, expect Launceston to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Orford holiday builder app .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Orford takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout

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 28th (Wed), make a trip 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Tasman Arch and then stroll through Three Capes Track.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Orford to Port Arthur in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

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
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Tarraleah.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Macquarie Island, Bellerive Beach, Cooks Beach
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

4
nights
Tarraleah

Tarraleah
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tarraleah: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Devils @ Cradle, Dove Lake Circuit, & more).

Plan my day in Tarraleah using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Tarraleah takes 2 hours. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tarraleah

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Franklin River Nature Trail
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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