21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 5 nights
2
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
4
Ulverstone
— 3 nights
5
Launceston
— 4 nights

5
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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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hobart travel itinerary planner.

Albury to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck to see Fossil Bay Lookout about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, hike along Three Capes Track, don't miss a visit to Mount Brown and Crescent Bay Walking Track, and explore the activities along Stewarts Bay.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur tour app.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Maria Island National Park, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

4
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.
When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see Melshell Oyster Shack in Dolphin Sands, approximately Dolphin Sands away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park, make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and browse the exhibits of Waubs Bay Gallery.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay day trip tool.

Getting from Port Arthur to Coles Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Coles Bay Jetty, Melshell Oyster Shack
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ulverstone: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake Circuit, &more) and Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains).

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ulverstone trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Ulverstone takes 3.5 hours. September in Ulverstone sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Gunns Plains Caves
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Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Seahorse World (in Beauty Point), Ben Lomond Ski Resort (in Ben Lomond National Park) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Launceston holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Ulverstone to Launceston in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Seahorse World, Loira Vines, Ben Lomond Ski Resort, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Woolmers Estate
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ben Lomond Ski Resort ©
Ben Lomond Ski Resort

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