16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Fly + taxi:  22​h 30​min
1
Port Arthur
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Sheffield
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Swansea
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Coimbatore

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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 (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site and then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip itinerary builder website .

Coimbatore, India to Port Arthur is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Coimbatore to Port Arthur due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Coimbatore in May; daily highs in Port Arthur reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Freycinet Marine Farm, then do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, and finally don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay road trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

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.
You've now added Harvest Launceston, Community Farmers’ Market to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): pick up some local products at Harvest Launceston, Community Farmers’ Market, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Seahorse World, then look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, and finally look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Launceston trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. May in Launceston sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Woolmers Estate
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©

3
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.
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Museum of Old and New Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Constitution Dock. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. On the 4th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart itinerary app .

Getting from Launceston to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Sheffield.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Sheffield

Sheffield ©
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. On the 5th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cradle Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at ONTRAK Gallery, stop by World Of Marbles, then don't miss a visit to Tasmania’s Town of Murals, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sheffield trip builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Hobart to Sheffield with the Route module. In June in Sheffield, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Sheffield

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, Reliquaire, Seven Sheds Brewery
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
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Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Reliquaire ©
Reliquaire

3
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Ross Bridge has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the views from Ross Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then take in the views from Spiky Bridge.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Swansea sightseeing planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sheffield to Swansea. June in Swansea sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swansea

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Tasmania
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Milton Vineyard ©
Milton Vineyard
Kate's Berry Farm ©
Kate's Berry Farm

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