8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Launceston is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then kick back and relax at Coles Bay Jetty. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 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 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Kingston Beach. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and tour the water at your own pace with Tasmanian Boat Charters.

Discover how to plan a Hobart trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Macquarie Island, Museum of Old and New Art, Kingston Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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