8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stroll through Seven Mile Beach, stop by The Wicked Cheese Co., then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Hobart is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in May, with highs in Hobart at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, The Wicked Cheese Co.
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, then pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, and finally take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
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Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

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 28th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, then let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oysters, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dolphin Sands, 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
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack

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 30th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Launceston road trip planning website .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Holm Oak Vineyards, Goaty Hill Wines
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Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

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