22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania itinerary planner

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lark Distillery. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, stop by Tassal at Salamanca, and make a trip to Constitution Dock.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart travel route planning site.

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 a bit cooler in Hobart: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

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), trek along Three Capes Track, thenhead outdoors with Tasman Arch, and then pause for some photo ops at Dog Line. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, thenget to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur planning tool.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, thentake some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and finally make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Port Arthur to Coles Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can 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 reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St Helens tour builder website.

Drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in St Helens are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Scottsdale.

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, thenplay a few rounds at Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course, and then tee off at Barnbougle Dunes.

Plan my day in Scottsdale using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from St Helens to Scottsdale in 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): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, thenstroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area, thenlearn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, and finally admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around City Park, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, thentake in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planner.

Getting from Scottsdale to Launceston by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, thenbrowse for treasures at Antique Emporium, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, find something for the whole family at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, thenmake a trip to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, and finally see the interesting displays at Don River Railway.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Devonport online road trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Devonport sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, thenlook for gifts at The Angel's Share, and finally don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Stanley online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Stanley takes 2 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 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Museums Wildlife Parks
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Strahan journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Strahan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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, appreciate the views at Great Western Mountains, head off the coast to King Island, and take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Bruny Lighthouse.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bruny Island trip planner.

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, daytime highs in Bruny Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for 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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