9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Adelaide

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Port Arthur Historic Site and Every Man and His Dog Vineyard. Visit Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, learn about winemaking at Moorilla Estate Winery, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hobart online trip itinerary maker .

Adelaide to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Adelaide in October, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Berriedale, Seven Mile Beach, Port Arthur Historic Site, Kingston Beach, Every Man and His Dog Vineyard
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and then get interesting insight from Tours.

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

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience, then admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Design Centre Tasmania, then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, and finally steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston journey planner.

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. October in Launceston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Goaty Hill Wines, Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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