7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + taxi:  12​h 15​min
1
Port Arthur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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 12th (Thu): make a trip to Remarkable Cave, then contemplate the long history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur tour planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Port Arthur is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Port Arthur. Traveling from Singapore in December, you will find days in Port Arthur are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are much colder (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Tessellated Pavement
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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 13th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, explore the world behind art at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then shop like a local with Salamanca Market, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hobart are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

1
night
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 15th (Sun), experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

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 16th (Mon): appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then stroll around City Park.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston attractions planner .

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. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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