12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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Devonport
— 1 day
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Bicheno
— 2 nights
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Swansea
— 2 nights
4
Hobart
— 3 nights
5
Lunawanna
— 2 nights
6
Launceston
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery, then browse for treasures at Antique Emporium, then examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and finally see the interesting displays at Don River Railway.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Devonport travel route builder website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Devonport. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in August, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
Highlights from your plan
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Southern Wild Distillery ©
Southern Wild Distillery
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Bicheno road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Bicheno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In August in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Coles Bay
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Tasmanian Wool Centre., do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, stop by Melshell Oyster Shack, then relax in the rural setting at Kate's Berry Farm, and finally take in the views from Spiky Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, learn about winemaking at Milton Vineyard, and then make a trip to Four Corners of Ross.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Swansea online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Swansea takes an hour. August in Swansea sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Swansea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ross, Gala Estate Vineyard, Melshell Oyster Shack
Highlights from your plan
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack

3
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.
On the 28th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Swansea to Hobart in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lunawanna.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Port Arthur Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

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Lunawanna

Lunawanna ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lunawanna route planner.

Traveling by journey from Hobart to Lunawanna takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Lunawanna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bruny Island
Highlights from your plan
The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, walk around City Park, and take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Lunawanna to Launceston with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Honey Tasmania - The Beehive
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Wine Tours & Tastings
City Park ©
City Park

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