25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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Devonport
— 16 nights
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
4
Hobart
— 3 nights

16
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Nut State Reserve and Platypus House. Escape the urban bustle at Cradle Mountain and Marion's Lookout Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Devonport side-trips: Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Dove Lake Circuit, Devils @ Cradle, &more) and Seahorse World (in Beauty Point). The adventure continues: Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, cruise along Boat Harbour Beach, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Devonport driving holiday planning tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Devonport. In January, daytime highs in Devonport are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Burnie, Mole Creek, Gunns Plains, Tasmania
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Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

3
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 20th (Mon): shop like a local with Freycinet Marine Farm, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Spiky Beach Conservation Area and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement. Keep things going the next day: hike along Three Capes Track, contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, and then see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasman Arch ©
Tasman Arch
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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.
Bring the kids along to Mount Wellington and Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Get outdoors at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Opossum Bay Beach. There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roches Beach, and get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hobart travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Roches Beach, Kingston Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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