4 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour planner
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Hobart
— 1 day
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
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Hobart — 1 day

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.
Mount Wellington has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart vacation planner.

Devonport to Hobart is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur — 1 night

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.
You've added Fossil Bay Lookout, Remarkable Cave, Devil's Kitchen, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take a tour by water with Tasman Island Adventure Cruise, make a trip to Remarkable Cave, take some stellar pictures from Fossil Bay Lookout, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, then get outside with Tasman Arch, and finally get outside with Devil's Kitchen.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur journey planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to 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.
You've added Wineglass Bay, Hazards Beach, Honeymoon Bay, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 28th (Sat), make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, go for a walk through Hazards Beach, then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and finally go for a walk through Cape Tourville Circuit Walk.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay vacation site.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 1 day

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Cradle Mountain.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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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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Freycinet travel guide

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Trails · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Explore the picturesque Friendly Beaches, dine on an abundance of fresh seafood, and spend the night at one of Australia’s exclusive luxury lodges. Freycinet National Park is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive north from Hobart or two hours drive south from Launceston. If you have time to spare, wind your way here along one of Australia's most dramatic road trips, the Great Eastern Drive.

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