25 days in Melbourne & Tasmania Itinerary

25 days in Melbourne & Tasmania Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Devonport
— Few hours
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Ulverstone
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— Few hours
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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Orford
— 1 night
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
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St Helens
— 2 nights
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Pyengana
— 3 nights
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Bridport
— 2 nights
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Beaconsfield
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
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Melbourne

Melbourne
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne itinerary planning site.

Gold Coast to Melbourne is an approximately 18.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gold Coast in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Devonport.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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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.
To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Devonport tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Melbourne to Devonport takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in December; daily highs in Devonport reach 25°C and lows reach 10°C. You will leave for Ulverstone on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Your day by day itinerary now includes Boat Harbour Beach as well as The Nut State Reserve.

To plan Ulverstone vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Ulverstone is very close to Devonport. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

The Nut State Reserve, Boat Harbour Beach, Giant Penguin
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Leven Canyon ©
Leven Canyon
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair and then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ulverstone to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Strahan trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take in the views from Richmond Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart journey planner.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. December in Hobart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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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 30th (Mon): trek along Three Capes Track, then admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip app.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Tessellated Pavement
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard, enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach, get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout, then experience rural life at Twamley Farm, and finally let little ones run wild at Tasmanian Bushland Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Orford online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Port Arthur to Orford by car takes about 2 hours. In December in Orford, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Buckland
Highlights from your plan
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm

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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.
On the 1st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planning app.

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bicheno Blowhole
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, and finally admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the St Helens tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. January in St Helens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pyengana.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Eureka Farm
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Eureka Farm ©
Eureka Farm

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Pyengana

Pyengana ©
Get out of town with these interesting Pyengana side-trips: Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings (in Legerwood), Little Blue Lake (in South Mount Cameron) and Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails (in Derby).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pyengana road trip app.

Pyengana is just a short distance from St Helens. In January in Pyengana, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bridport.

Things to do in Pyengana

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Perth (Tasmania), Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, Mathinna Falls, Little Blue Lake, Blue Tier
Highlights from your plan
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
Halls Falls ©
Halls Falls
Little Blue Lake ©
Little Blue Lake

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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): play a few rounds at Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course and then tee off at Barnbougle Dunes. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bridport Walking Track, then learn about winemaking at Pipers Brook Vineyard, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Bridestowe Lavender Estate.

Planning Bridport trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pyengana to Bridport takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Bridport are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Beaconsfield.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors · Golf · Trails

Side Trips

Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Pipers Brook Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Barnbougle Dunes ©
Barnbougle Dunes
Bridport Walking Track ©
Bridport Walking Track
Bridestowe Lavender Estate ©
Bridestowe Lavender Estate

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Beaconsfield

Beaconsfield ©
Beaconsfield is a former gold mining town near the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, do a tasting at Wines for Joanie, do a tasting at Loira Vines, then look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Lavender House The Perfumery. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Narawntapu National Park, then do a tasting at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally snap pictures at Batman Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Beaconsfield trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bridport to Beaconsfield takes an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Beaconsfield

Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Rowella, Narawntapu National Park, Goaty Hill Wines
Highlights from your plan
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard
Narawntapu National Park ©
Narawntapu National Park
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Enjoy Melbourne some more: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, and admire all the interesting features of Fitzroy Gardens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Beaconsfield to Melbourne with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Beaconsfield in January, with highs in Melbourne at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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