7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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7 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  2​h
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Hobart

1
night
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.
To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip planning site .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, Hobart is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Kingston Beach
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Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Three Capes Track has been added to your itinerary. On the 25th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Dog Line, then trek along Three Capes Track, and then explore the activities along Stewarts Bay.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur sightseeing site .

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Dog Line
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay
Dog Line ©
Dog Line

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the activities along Sleepy Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Hazards Beach, and then stroll through Wineglass Bay.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sleepy Bay
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Hazards Beach ©
Hazards Beach
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 27th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, get a new perspective on nature at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Westmorland Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): stroll through Larmairremener tabelti and then explore the striking landscape of Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Westmorland Falls
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nights
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 29th (Fri): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then get your game on at Gorge Scenic Chairlift, then view the masterpieces at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. November in Launceston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Gorge Scenic Chairlift ©
Gorge Scenic Chairlift

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