15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Swansea
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 1 night
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Sheffield
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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Bicheno
— 3 nights

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Hobart

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.
On the 5th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Roches Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pagan Cider, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then kick back and relax at Opossum Bay Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally learn about winemaking at Pressing Matters.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Hobart reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stroll through Three Capes Track, contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, then identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and finally contemplate the long history of Coal Mines Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, then get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul, then head outdoors with Tasman Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur attractions planner.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

2
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
On the 10th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, and then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Spiky Bridge, stop by Melshell Oyster Shack, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

Before you visit Swansea, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Swansea in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Swansea are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Swansea

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
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Launceston

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Launceston trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Swansea to Launceston in 2 hours. September in Launceston sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sheffield.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Alexandra Suspension Bridge ©
Alexandra Suspension Bridge

1
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Sheffield

Sheffield ©
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): browse for treasures at Reliquaire, then take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals, then get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, and finally look for gifts at World Of Marbles.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sheffield vacation maker website.

You can drive from Launceston to Sheffield in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Sheffield can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Sheffield

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Tasmania’s Town of Murals ©
Tasmania’s Town of Murals
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot ©
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot
World Of Marbles ©
World Of Marbles

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at "Wee Georgie Wood" and then delve into the lush surroundings at Cradle Mountain. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and then trek along Crater Lake Circuit.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip site.

Drive from Sheffield to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Bicheno.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

3
nights
Bicheno

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. Devils in the Dark has been added to your itinerary. Visit Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay for some beach relaxation. For shopping fun, head to Freycinet Marine Farm or Waubs Bay Gallery. Step out of Bicheno to go to Coles Bay and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bicheno online travel planner.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Bicheno in 7 hours. In September in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Devils in the Dark ©
Devils in the Dark
Dolphin & Whale Watching
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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