9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Berriedale
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 14th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, then do a tasting at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Harvest Launceston, Community Farmers’ Market.

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

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 moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Launceston: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Rowella, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Goaty Hill Wines
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Friendly Beaches and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Melshell Oysters (in Swansea). Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay vacation planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Melshell Oyster Shack, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack

2
nights
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 19th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, then take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then appreciate the history behind Dog Line, and finally steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur attractions planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Berriedale.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
night
Berriedale

Berriedale ©
Berriedale is a suburb in the northern suburbs of Hobart, capital of Tasmania, Australia. To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Berriedale day trip planning site .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Berriedale in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Berriedale sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Berriedale

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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