10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 3 nights

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Launceston — 2 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, learn about winemaking at Sharmans Wines, learn about winemaking at Entally Estate, then steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston travel itinerary planner.

In October, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 2 nights

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore and take pictures at Hazards Beach, then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur — 2 nights

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), steep yourself in history at The Separate Prison, steep yourself in history at Paupers Depot, then get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage, then steep yourself in history at The Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites. On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, steep yourself in history at The Commandants House, then admire the striking features of The Guard Tower, then contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to Tessellated Pavement.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.
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Hobart — 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raptor Refuge and Moorilla Estate Winery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church and Oak Lodge. Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hobart Synagogue, and stroll through Long Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hobart online trip planner.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Hobart are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F.
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Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Mountains · Art Museums
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.
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