6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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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 15th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of City of Launceston Town Hall and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around City Park, take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, thentake a stroll through Design Inn, and finally take a memorable tour with Hollybank Wilderness Adventures.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston tour itinerary maker site.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Melbourne in February, with highs in Launceston at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures ©
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures
City Park ©
City Park

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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 17th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, thenmake a trip to Tessellated Pavement, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Wild Ocean Tasmania.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. February in Port Arthur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Wild Ocean Tasmania ©
Wild Ocean Tasmania
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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