8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  17​h 30​min
1
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Melshell Oysters, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then admire all the interesting features of Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip maker site .

Singapore, Singapore to Coles Bay is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Coles Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

3
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Get outdoors at Three Capes Track and Tessellated Pavement. Your inner history buff will appreciate Coal Mines Historic Site and Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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 22nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then wander the streets of North Hobart.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart tour site .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

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