6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  28​h
1
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 10th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, appreciate the history behind Dog Line, make a trip to Tessellated Pavement, then head outdoors with Tasman Arch, and finally make a trip to Australian Convict Sites. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Three Capes Track, then steep yourself in history at Government Cottage, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur day trip planning site .

Minneapolis, USA to Port Arthur is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 16 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Minneapolis in July: high temperatures in Port Arthur hover around 55°F and lows are around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
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Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch

2
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.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 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.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hobart journey planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hobart are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Raptor Refuge, Kingston Beach, Seven Mile Beach, St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church
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Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach

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