7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
+3
bus + foot + subway + Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + subway + foot + bus:  14​h 15​min
End: Johor Bahru

1
day
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.
On the 28th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Launceston trip itinerary maker tool .

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Launceston is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Johor Bahru in August; daily highs in Launceston reach 13°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

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

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Remarkable Cave has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate, then contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site, then hike along Three Capes Track, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur journey planner .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Taranna, Tessellated Pavement, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

3
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 31st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, examine the collection at Mona, and then steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart visit planner.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mona, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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