10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania itinerary planner

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Ferry
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Devonport
— 1 day
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Richmond
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
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Devonport
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Devonport

— 1 day
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
You've now added Antique Emporium to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): browse for treasures at Antique Emporium, examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Reliquaire.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Devonport trip builder site.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Devonport, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Launceston

— 2 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Gourlay's Sweet Shop, The Old Umbrella Shop, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Evandale Sunday Market, view the masterpieces at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and finally shop like a local with Bridestowe Lavender Estate.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Launceston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Launceston

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Richmond

— 1 night
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Sensory Tasmania, Richmond Botanicals Co. and Sweets and Treats.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond road trip planning website.

Getting from Launceston to Richmond by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Richmond are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Richmond

Shopping

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, Port Arthur Lavender Farm . Tourist Attraction and Port Arthur Historic Site. On the 12th (Tue), catch all the local highlights with Port Arthur Lavender Farm . Tourist Attraction and then see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Remarkable Cave and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Hobart

— 2 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.
Her Story has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and then take in a show at Her Story.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hobart travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trip

Devonport

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Devonport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Nature & Parks · Art Museums · Mountains
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.