9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + taxi:  12​h 15​min
1
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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 (Fri): make a trip to Remarkable Cave, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then make a trip to Tessellated Pavement. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, and then steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Port Arthur is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Port Arthur is 2 hours. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Port Arthur: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Tessellated Pavement
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart online trip itinerary builder .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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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

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 31st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, let little ones run wild at Melshell Oyster Shack, and then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay holiday planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), walk around City Park, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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