8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

1
night
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 4th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally view the masterpieces at Tasmanian Glassblowers. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Goaty Hill Wines, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then view the masterpieces at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Launceston tour itinerary app .

Singapore, Singapore to Launceston is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Launceston is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in August, expect Launceston to be much colder, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Goaty Hill Wines, Tasmanian Glassblowers, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery ©

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay holiday planning website .

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Wed), explore the galleries of Port Arthur Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites.

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You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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.
On the 8th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, then explore the galleries of Henry Jones Design Gallery, and finally admire the striking features of Constitution Dock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally look for gifts at Tassal at Salamanca.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip site .

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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