6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Mildura
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Devonport
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Mildura

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Tasmanian Arboretum, get a taste of local nightlife at Turners Beach Berry Patch, and then stroll through Coles Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport holiday builder tool .

Mildura to Devonport is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Mildura in January, with highs in Devonport at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Devonport

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch
The Tasmanian Arboretum ©
The Tasmanian Arboretum

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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 1st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, then take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and finally trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coles Bay tour planner .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Freycinet
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then trek along Three Capes Track, and then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip planning tool .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, then see the interesting displays at Mona, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart route maker website .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Mona, Bellerive Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Macquarie Island
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mona ©
Mona

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

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Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Launceston, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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