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
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Berriedale
— 3 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 24th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip 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. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in December: highs in Launceston hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Gourlay's Sweet Shop ©
Gourlay's Sweet Shop

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.
On the 25th (Tue), do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then look for all kinds of wild species at Friendly Beaches, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip planning tool .

You can 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Orford online tour builder .

Drive from Coles Bay to Orford in 1.5 hours. In December in Orford, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To plan Port Arthur vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Orford to Port Arthur by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Berriedale.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

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

3
nights
Berriedale

Berriedale ©
Berriedale is a suburb in the northern suburbs of Hobart, capital of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): shop like a local with Salamanca Market, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally head off the coast to Macquarie Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Mona, and then go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Berriedale online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Berriedale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Berriedale are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berriedale

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Hobart, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Macquarie Island
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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