The multi-posts Exploring Tasmania, Australia appeared first on the KiasuParents forum. It has been reblogged on Oblique / Travel with permission from the writer JR

Just back from Tasmania. I would like to share our itinerary and experience so that those who are interested to visit Tasmania can use this as a reference.

Summary of our itinerary:

Day 1: Flight from Singapore to Hobart. Transit in Melbourne. Constitution Dock, Elizabeth Street Mall, Sandy Bay. Stay Hobart.
Day 2: Salamanca Market, Elizabeth Street Pier, Cenotaph. Stay Hobart.
Day 3: Mount Field National Park (Russell Falls), Salmon Ponds, Oatlands (Callington Mills), Richmond. Stay Hobart.
Day 4: Tasman Peninsula (Tessellated Pavement, Tasman Arch, Devil’s Kitchen), Port Arthur. Stay Bicheno.
Day 5: Blowhole, Freycinet National Park (Wineglass Bay, Cape Tourville Lookout). Stay Bicheno.
Day 6: Lake Leake, Longford, 41 Degree Salmon and Ginseng Farm, Christmas Hill Raspberry Cafe, The Honey Farm. Stay Mole Creek.
Day 7: King Solomons Cave, Sheffield. Stay Cradle Mountain.
Day 8: Cradle Mountain National Park (Dove Lake) Stay Cradle Mountain
Day 9: Tasmazia, Lillico Penguin Conservation. Stay Devonport.
Day 10: House of Anvers Chocolate, Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre, Brady’s Lookout. Stay Launceston.
Day 11: Hollybank Treetops Adventure, Cataract Gorge. Stay Launceston.
Day 12: Flight to Melbourne.

Our original plan was to do Port Arthur on the afternoon of Day 2 and Swansea on Day 4. However, we had to change our plans as our son was recovering from fever and we didn’t want to be too taxing on the first few days.

There are other attractions that we had to forgo – Bruny Island, Tahune Airwalk, Bay of Fires, Stanley and Strahan, as they are too far to travel given our limited time. We did not visit Bridestowe Lavender Farm as we were not sure if there are lavenders blooming at that time.

Will plan to do a more detailed info and include some photos in the next few posts.

-JR

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