9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania sightseeing planner
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cygnet
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. On the 15th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and stop by The Gift of Wildlife.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hobart online attractions planner.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, Hobart is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cygnet.
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Cygnet — 1 night

Cygnet is a town in the Huon Valley, south of Huonville, Tasmania.HistoryThe Nuenonne were the original land-owning group of a large territory in South East Tasmania, including Cygnet, Hobart and Bruny Island. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then identify plant and animal life at Raptor Refuge.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cygnet travel planning tool.

You can drive from Hobart to Cygnet in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Cygnet can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with Wild Ocean Tasmania and then hike along Three Capes Track. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Remarkable Cave and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur online vacation builder.

Drive from Cygnet to Port Arthur in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Strahan.
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Strahan — 1 night

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Strahan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Launceston.
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Launceston — 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then stroll around City Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Launceston trip builder.

You can drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Launceston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can fly 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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