6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston day trip app .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Launceston reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Alexandra Suspension Bridge ©
Alexandra Suspension Bridge

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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.
On the 14th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then kick back and relax at Coles Bay Jetty.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty

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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, then make a trip to Australian Convict Sites, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 16th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Food Tours
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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