5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania journey planner

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Devonport
— Few hours
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Launceston
— 1 night
3
Bicheno
— 1 night
4
Coles Bay
— 1 night
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre and then kick back and relax at Coles Beach.

Before you visit Devonport, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Devonport, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©

The Heart of Tasmania

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.
On the 25th (Wed), stroll around City Park, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tasmania Zoo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally admire the striking features of City of Launceston Town Hall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip maker app.

Drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Tasmania Zoo ©
Tasmania Zoo
City Park ©
City Park

1
night
Bicheno

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bicheno road trip planning app.

You can drive from Launceston to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

1
night
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 27th (Fri): stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, and finally take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay day trip planning tool.

Coles Bay is just a short distance from Bicheno. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty

1
night

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

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