8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, and finally stroll through City Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Launceston is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Launceston due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in October; daily highs in Launceston reach 20°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then stroll through Raspins Beach.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orford driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Orford takes 2.5 hours. October in Orford sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip planner.

You can drive from Orford to Port Arthur in 2 hours. October in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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

4
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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, and examine the collection at Mona.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art, Macquarie Island
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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