4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 day
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): walk around City Park, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Launceston. In October, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Hobart.

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Shene Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona). On the next day, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Hobart are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Port Arthur Historic Site, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur road trip planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Tessellated Pavement
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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