22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + taxi:  12​h 15​min
1
Port Arthur
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Singapore

11
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lime Bay State Reserve and Stewarts Bay. Your inner history buff will appreciate Port Arthur Historic Site and Coal Mines Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Eaglehawk Neck (Waterfall Bay, Tasman National Park, & more). The adventure continues: hike along Three Capes Track, head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites, and make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Port Arthur is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Port Arthur. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get much colder in Port Arthur: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, Taranna, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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.
Popular historic sites such as Cascade Brewery and Constitution Dock are in your itinerary. Relax by the water at Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip builder .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Hobart are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Kingston Beach, Seven Mile Beach
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Friendly Beaches and Freycinet National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Gala Estate Vineyard. Change things up with a short trip to Melshell Oyster Shack in Dolphin Sands (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, and get interesting insight from Tours.

Planning Coles Bay trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Gala Estate Vineyard, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

3
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.
On the 6th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, then stop by Bridestowe Lavender Estate, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston visit planning site .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Bridestowe Lavender Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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