22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hobart
— 3 nights
2
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
4
St Helens
— 1 night
5
Scottsdale
— 1 night
6
Launceston
— 2 nights
7
Devonport
— 2 nights
8
Stanley
— 1 night
9
Strahan
— 1 night
10
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
11
Bruny Island
— 2 nights

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.
Hobart is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary planning tool.

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. Traveling from Brisbane in July, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

2
nights
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.
On the 4th (Wed), hike along Three Capes Track, thenget outside with Tasman Arch, and then appreciate the history behind Dog Line. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, thendon't miss a visit to Tessellated Pavement, thentake an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur tour itinerary website.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, thentake some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bicheno
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
St Helens

St Helens
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the St Helens day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Scottsdale on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a town in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, thentee off at Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course, and then tee off at Barnbougle Dunes.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale online trip maker.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Scottsdale takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Bridport, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings
Highlights from your plan
Barnbougle Dunes ©
Barnbougle Dunes
Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings ©
Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings

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 9th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, thenstroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area, thendo a tasting at Priory Ridge, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around City Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, thensnap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Scottsdale to Launceston by car takes about an hour. August in Launceston sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

St Helens, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
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 11th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium, and finally sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, thendon't miss a visit to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, and finally examine the collection at Don River Railway.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Devonport trip planning site.

Getting from Launceston to Devonport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot
Highlights from your plan
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot ©
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum, thenview the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, thenstop by The Angel's Share, and finally make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Stanley road trip website.

You can drive from Devonport to Stanley in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Stanley, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Discovery Museum ©
Stanley Discovery Museum
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

1
night
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 14th (Sat), examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Strahan vacation planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Strahan in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, head off the coast to King Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Great Western Mountains, and identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Bruny Island.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tasmania
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Macquarie Island ©
Macquarie Island
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

2
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park. On the next day, do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines and then don't miss a visit to Cape Bruny Lighthouse.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Bruny Island vacation maker website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Bruny Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Nature Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines

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