9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 night
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St Helens
— 1 night
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Swansea
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 3 nights
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Launceston

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience and then sample some tasty brews at Prestige Tours Tasmania. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, do a tasting at Loira Vines, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

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Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in January: highs in Launceston hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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St Helens

Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at Aloha Dreaming Massage, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and then tee off at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the St Helens trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in St Helens are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Swansea.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Spas · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Swansea

On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard, kick back and relax at Raspins Beach, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiky Beach Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, and then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Swansea tour itinerary tool.

Drive from St Helens to Swansea in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Swansea are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Swansea

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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 7th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then explore the activities along Stewarts Bay.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Port Arthur takes 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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Hobart

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. You'll get in some beach time at Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach. Step out of Hobart to go to Opossum Bay and see Opossum Bay Beach, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Nutgrove Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.