11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 1 night
2
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
3
Orford
— 2 nights
4
Swansea
— 1 night
5
Bicheno
— 1 night
6
Launceston
— 2 nights
7
Hobart
— 1 night

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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.
You've now added Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens to your itinerary. On the 4th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market and then admire the local landmark of The Tasman Fountain. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens and then examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planning app.

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Melbourne in January: highs in Hobart hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

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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.
To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip maker.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch

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Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Maria Island National Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach.

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Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Orford takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Orford

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Swansea, Maria Island National Park, Twamley Farm
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Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm

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Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Swansea trip planner.

Drive from Orford to Swansea in an hour. In January in Swansea, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Swansea

Trails

Side Trip

Wineglass Bay Lookout
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Kate's Berry Farm ©
Kate's Berry Farm

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Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Your day by day itinerary now includes Little Blue Lake as well as Bicheno Penguin Tours. On the 10th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on Bicheno Penguin Tours.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bicheno journey tool.

You can drive from Swansea to Bicheno in an hour. January in Bicheno sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Little Blue Lake
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Bicheno Penguin Tours ©
Bicheno Penguin Tours
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole
Little Blue Lake ©
Little Blue Lake

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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.
To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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Hobart

Hobart ©
On the 13th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington and then explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner.

Getting from Launceston to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Lady Franklin Gallery ©
Lady Franklin Gallery

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