9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Auckland

1
night
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 15th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston vacation planning website .

Auckland, New Zealand to Launceston is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Launceston, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Launceston, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
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Entally House ©
Entally House
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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 17th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard. Keep things going the next day: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, and then take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip maker app .

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Gala Estate Vineyard, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Kings Fine Art Gallery, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 19th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites, then browse the exhibits of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Government Cottage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site, and then take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Coal Mines Historic Site, Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

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.
On the 21st (Thu), stroll through Seven Mile Beach, then do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery. On the next day, take a stroll through North Hobart and then examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip builder site .

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Puddleduck Vineyard, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

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