15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hamburg
Fly:  31​h
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Hamburg

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park, explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary site .

Hamburg, Germany to Launceston is an approximately 31-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Hamburg in November, things will get a bit warmer in Launceston: highs are around 22°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Holm Oak Vineyards, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

3
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.
When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see Melshell Oysters in Swansea, approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Wineglass Bay Lookout, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, and make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip builder website .

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 your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oysters, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 11th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, then don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur trip planning tool .

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and The Sensory Tasmania (in Richmond). On the 14th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hobart online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Food Tours

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