6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  18​h 30​min
1
Port Arthur
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
day
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 2nd (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites.

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Mumbai, India to Port Arthur is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai to Port Arthur, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Port Arthur reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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

1
night
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 3rd (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, and finally view the masterpieces at Kings Fine Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay online vacation planner .

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Kings Fine Art Gallery
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Kings Fine Art Gallery ©
Kings Fine Art Gallery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, and then make a short side trip with Tassie Tours Tasmania. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Hobart, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Museums Tours

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Tassie Tours Tasmania ©
Tassie Tours Tasmania
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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