17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Eaglehawk Neck
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
On the 26th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary app .

Singapore, Singapore to Hobart is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Hobart due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Hobart at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Richmond Bridge
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Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip planner.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Freycinet National Park and Coles Bay Jetty. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coles Bay Jetty, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania and then take a stroll through Design Inn. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, do a tasting at Loira Vines, then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Launceston road trip site .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Loira Vines
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Loira Vines ©
Loira Vines

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Step out of the city life by going to Dove Lake Circuit and Lake St. Clair. When in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, make a side trip to see Hellyer Gorge in Parrawe, approximately 1h 30 min away. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle and admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning app .

You can drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Hellyer Gorge
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Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

3
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 8th (Fri), explore the activities along Fortescue Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then appreciate the history behind Dog Line, then get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Eaglehawk Neck visit planner.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Eaglehawk Neck in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
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Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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