10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Hobart

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and then stroll around City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Launceston route planning website .

Hobart to Launceston is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. December in Launceston sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Wildlife
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
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 12th (Thu): make a trip to Tessellated Pavement, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur journey tool .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Tessellated Pavement
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

4
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.
Hobart is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip builder website .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hobart are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Richmond Bridge
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

3
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Russell Falls. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the activities along Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens, then admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls. Keep things going the next day: admire the engineering at Gordon Dam, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nant Distillery, and then take some stellar pictures from Tarraleah Power Station Lookout.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Hobart to Mount Field National Park in 1.5 hours. In December in Mount Field National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, Nant Distillery, Gordon Dam, Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Gordon Dam ©
Gordon Dam
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls

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