24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly to Hobart International Airport, Drive to Kingston
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Kingston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Huonville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bruny Island
— 2 nights
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Taxi to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering Ferry Terminal, Ferry Rd, Bus to Port Arthur
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 12 nights
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Kingston — 3 nights

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kingston trip itinerary builder tool.

Adelaide to Kingston is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Adelaide in March, things will get little chillier in Kingston: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. On the 26th (Fri), you're off to Huonville.
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Huonville — 2 nights

Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by The Wall Of Lollies, hike along Tahune Forest AirWalk, and then admire the sheer force of Arve Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Huonville online trip itinerary planner.

Huonville is very close to Kingston. March in Huonville sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to Bruny Island.
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Bruny Island — 2 nights

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 28th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines and then don't miss a visit to Cape Bruny Lighthouse. On the next day, stop by Bruny Island Honey, then make a trip to The Neck, and then trek along Fluted Cape Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bruny Island sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Huonville to Bruny Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Bruny Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site and then contemplate the long history of Government Farm. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Remarkable Cave, then trek along Three Capes Track, and then take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur journey maker.

You can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus from Bruny Island to Port Arthur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay planning tool.

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Launceston.
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Launceston — 12 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk around City Park, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Launceston vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Launceston are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Tasmania travel guide

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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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