12 days in Sydney & Tasmania Itinerary

12 days in Sydney & Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 5 nights
2
Hobart
— 3 nights
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
4
Launceston
— 2 nights

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Attractions like The Rocks and Sydney Opera House make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Faulconbridge to see Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney journey maker site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. Get some historical perspective at Battery Point Sculpture Trail and St. John's Presbyterian Church. Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Sydney to Hobart by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Hobart reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Berriedale, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Pooseum
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

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.
On the 21st (Tue), contemplate the long history of Government Farm, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites.

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Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, thentake in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Notley Fern Gorge, thencast your line with a fishing tour, and then stroll around City Park.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Launceston day trip website.

Drive from Port Arthur to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Launceston are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Woolmers Estate, Notley Fern Gorge
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Fishing Charters & Tours

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