9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Mildura
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Burnie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mildura

1
night
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, then stop by Lemon Tree Providore, and then make a trip to Cormorant Bay Recreational Reserve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Burnie online trip builder .

Mildura to Burnie is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mildura in October; daily highs in Burnie reach 20°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Burnie

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Latrobe, Wynyard, Giant Penguin, Cormorant Bay Recreational Reserve
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Hellyers Road Distillery ©
Hellyers Road Distillery
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
Makers Workshop ©
Makers Workshop

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 7th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then take in the exciting artwork at Greenoaks Gallery, and finally stroll through City Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, view the masterpieces at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Launceston driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Burnie to Launceston takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Woolmers Estate, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Goaty Hill Wines
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

2
nights
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 9th (Wed): explore the galleries of Port Arthur Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Model Prison, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, and then hike along Three Capes Track.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur online tour planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Trails Museums

Side Trip

Model Prison
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

3
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.
Do your shopping at Salamanca Market and The Wicked Cheese Co.. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hobart holiday builder website .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Hobart are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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