9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Launceston
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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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 9th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally stroll through City Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston travel route planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Launceston is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore to Launceston, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect nights in Launceston to be colder, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

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

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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 10th (Mon): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

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Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Orford trip builder site .

Getting from Coles Bay to Orford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout

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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 12th (Wed), make a trip to Remarkable Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Orford to Port Arthur in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow 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
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellerive Beach, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hobart travel route site .

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Cooks Beach, Macquarie Island
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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