8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Pelverata Falls Track (in Huonville) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, head off the coast to Macquarie Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and see the interesting displays at Mona.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart online road trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hobart is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Macquarie Island, Pelverata Falls Track, 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 7th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur road trip planning website .

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. On the 8th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Orford online travel planner .

Getting from Port Arthur to Orford by car takes about 2 hours. April in Orford sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Orford

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Design Centre Tasmania.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Launceston using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orford to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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