22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Devonport
— 1 night
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Burnie
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Zeehan
— 3 nights
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 5 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 21st (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves and then examine the collection at Don River Railway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, then take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, then walk around Joshua Slocum Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lillico Beach Conservation Area.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Devonport trip planning website.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Devonport to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Gunns Plains Caves
Highlights from your plan
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre

2
nights
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, let little ones run wild at Burnie Park, and then cruise along Boat Harbour Beach. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Penguin Observation Centre and then admire the sheer force of Guide Falls Reserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Burnie day trip planning app.

Drive from Devonport to Burnie in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Boat Harbour Beach
Highlights from your plan
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden ©
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Penguin Observation Centre ©
Penguin Observation Centre

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 25th (Fri), kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally get outside with Henty Dunes. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Strahan trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Burnie to Strahan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zeehan.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park ©
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
nights
Zeehan

Zeehan ©
Zeehan is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139km south-west of Burnie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zeehan: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake Circuit, &more) and Mt Donaldson (in Corinna). There's more to do: stop by Zeehan Rock Shop and get great views at Reece Dam.

Plan a Zeehan trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Strahan to Zeehan in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Zeehan

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Mt Donaldson
Highlights from your plan
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and stroll around City Park.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Zeehan to Launceston in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Launceston are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Seahorse World, Woolmers Estate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Dolphin Sands (Melshell Oyster Shack & Kings Fine Art Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Dolphin Sands, Bicheno Blowhole
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Mt Amos Climb ©
Mt Amos Climb

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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 5th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, then steep yourself in history at Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Australian Convict Sites. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Remarkable Cave, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then trek along Three Capes Track.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip tool.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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