15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Tarraleah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
Launceston is known for wildlife, parks, museums, nature, and breweries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, get in on the family fun at Penny Royal Adventures, look for gifts at The Old Umbrella Shop, and take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

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Singapore, Singapore to Launceston is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Singapore, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Launceston, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Penny Royal Adventures ©
Penny Royal Adventures

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Wineglass Bay Lookout, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, stroll through Coles Bay Jetty, and enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planner .

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 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tarraleah.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then delve into the lush surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tarraleah itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Tarraleah takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Tarraleah

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake St. Clair, Franklin River Nature Trail, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site. On the next day, get outside with Tasman Arch and then stroll through Three Capes Track.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Tarraleah to Port Arthur takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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.
Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, look for gifts at Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tasmania, Bellerive Beach, Museum of Old and New Art
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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