10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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10 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Mersey Bluff Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Don River Railway, then Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ulverstone trip itinerary builder site .

Adelaide to Ulverstone is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in February; daily highs in Ulverstone reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Devonport, Giant Penguin, Wings Wildlife Park, Dove Lake Circuit
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

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 7th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then walk around City Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Tamar River, admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls, then browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Launceston travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Ulverstone to Launceston in 1.5 hours. February in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Liffey Falls
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and finally make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay route builder website .

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kings Fine Art Gallery, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): trek along Three Capes Track, then get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then don't miss a visit to Tessellated Pavement, and finally appreciate the history behind Dog Line.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally stop by The Wicked Cheese Co.. Keep things going the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hobart travel planner .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Hobart, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Wicked Cheese Co.
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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