9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Launceston Tramway Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, and finally admire the striking features of Franklin House. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, examine the collection at City Park Radio Museum, learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Loira Vines, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary builder app .

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Launceston to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Rowella, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Loira Vines
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Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then take in the awesome beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls and then hike along Crater Lake Circuit.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday maker site .

Drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Westmorland Falls
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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.
For shopping fun, head to Henry Jones Design Gallery or Cat and Fiddle Arcade. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shene Tasmania and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of North Hobart, take an in-depth tour of Narryna Heritage Museum, and learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart vacation maker site .

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Hobart by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In June, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shene Tasmania, Every Man and His Dog Vineyard
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard ©
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard

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 (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage and then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

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