16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
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.
Bring the kids along to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Seahorse World. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park, get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, get great views at Brady's Lookout, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

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

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. In October, Launceston is colder than Singapore - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Brady's Lookout
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then stop by The Angel's Share, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, then enjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, and then take a leisurely stroll along Boat Harbour Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanley route maker tool .

Drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In October in Stanley, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trip

Wynyard
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

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.
Bring the kids along to Wineglass Bay Lookout and East Coast Natureworld. Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Coles Bay Jetty, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Coles Bay Jetty
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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 4th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Dog Line, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tasman National Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and finally hike along Three Capes Track.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Trails Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to The Sensory Tasmania in Richmond, about 30 minutes away. On the 7th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart attractions app .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Hobart sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 10:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©

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