6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
ferry:  10​h
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Devonport
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Devonport
— Few hours
ferry:  10​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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Devonport

Devonport
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Devonport attractions planner .

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in March; daily highs in Devonport reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. You'll set off for Hobart on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hobart online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Hobart takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
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Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.
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Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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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.
For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 24th (Sun), you're off toLaunceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Launceston driving holiday website .

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. In March in Launceston, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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Devonport

Devonport
To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport road trip website .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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