7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  29​h
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
End: London

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 8th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Mona, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, then look for gifts at Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner .

London, UK to Hobart is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Hobart is 10 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Mona, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 10th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur travel planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, then look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Launceston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in Launceston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Gourlay's Sweet Shop ©
Gourlay's Sweet Shop

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