9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Devonport
— 2 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, then identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, and then make a trip to The Town Clock.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Launceston road trip app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Launceston is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect nights in Launceston to be colder, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

2
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 7th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, experience rural life at Melita Honey Farm, and then relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Turners Beach Berry Patch, then Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, and then take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

Plan my day in Devonport using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Devonport are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Devonport

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Melita Honey Farm, Turners Beach Berry Patch, Gunns Plains Caves, Leven Canyon, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Leven Canyon ©
Leven Canyon

2
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Coles Bay, relax in the rural setting at Kate's Berry Farm, and then snap pictures at Spiky Bridge.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Freycinet, Swansea, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): gain insight at Salamanca Arts Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, and then stroll through Seven Mile Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hobart road trip app .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Salamanca Arts Centre ©
Salamanca Arts Centre

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