9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Phuket Town, Phuket
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bruny Island
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Strahan
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
End: Phuket Town, Phuket

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): examine the collection at Mona and then stroll through Kingston Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart itinerary planner .

Phuket Town, Thailand to Hobart is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phuket Town in April; daily highs in Hobart reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Kingston Beach
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Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, then browse the exhibits of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur day trip app .

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tessellated Pavement
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Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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Hobart

Hobart
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hobart online holiday builder .

Getting from Bruny Island to Hobart by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, then stop by Bruny Island Honey, then don't miss a visit to The Neck, and finally learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In April in Bruny Island, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Wineries Wildlife Parks
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines
Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration ©

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night
Hobart

Hobart
To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. On the 11th (Thu), you're off toStrahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Strahan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. On the next day, see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood", learn more about the world around you at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, and then take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park visit planner .

You can drive from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Launceston.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

"Wee Georgie Wood", Westmorland Falls
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk
©
"Wee Georgie Wood"

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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 14th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, contemplate the long history of Entally Estate, then contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Launceston online route planner .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
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Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls

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