8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Devonport
— 1 night
2
Strahan
— 1 night
3
Hobart
— 3 nights
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
5
Launceston
— 1 night

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Don River Railway.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Devonport travel route planning app.

Albury to Devonport 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. Traveling from Albury in November, things will get little chillier in Devonport: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Devonport

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trips

Leven Canyon, Tasmania’s Town of Murals, Yarns Artwork in Silk
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Tasmania’s Town of Murals ©
Tasmania’s Town of Murals
Leven Canyon ©
Leven Canyon
Yarns Artwork in Silk ©
Yarns Artwork in Silk

1
night
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Strahan online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Strahan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
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.
Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Shene Distillery (in Pontville). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Shene Distillery
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

1
night
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 8th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, and then appreciate the history behind Dog Line.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur itinerary maker site.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dog Line
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Dog Line ©
Dog Line

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night
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 9th (Mon): walk around City Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Launceston travel planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. November in Launceston sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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