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:  3​h 15​min
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
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 1st (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Launceston holiday planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Launceston is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Launceston is 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Launceston at 22°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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 2nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay Lookout, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay vacation planner .

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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.
On the 4th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip builder app .

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites 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

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. On the 6th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art, and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planning app .

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Richmond Bridge
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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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