6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur

— 1 night
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 10th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, explore and take pictures at Tessellated Pavement, then head outdoors with Tasman Arch, and finally don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites. On your second day here, hike along Three Capes Track, then steep yourself in history at Government Cottage, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur sightseeing planning website.

Minneapolis, USA to Port Arthur is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Port Arthur is 16 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, expect Port Arthur to be much colder, temps between 55°F and 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, and finally take a stroll through North Hobart.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Hobart road trip site.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.