57 days in Australia Itinerary

57 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Devonport
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Scottsdale
— 3 nights
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St Helens
— 2 nights
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Bicheno
— 4 nights
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Port Arthur
— 4 nights
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Hobart
— 3 nights
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Huonville
— 4 nights
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Hobart
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New Norfolk
— 4 nights
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Ross
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Deloraine
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Stanley
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Arthur River
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Stanley
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Burnie
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Devonport
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 1st (Thu), steep yourself in history at William Ricketts Sanctuary, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, then learn more about the world around you at The National Opal Collection, and finally shop like a local with Collins St/Swanston St. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at ArtVo.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne sightseeing planner.

Canberra to Melbourne is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. In October in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 4th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area and then explore the striking landscape of Narawntapu National Park. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Tamar Valley Art Shack, then examine the collection at George Town Watch House, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport road trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Melbourne to Devonport takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in October, things will get little chillier in Devonport: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Walk Cataract Gorge, Village Cinema Launceston, Cataract Gorge Cruises, and other attractions. Explore hidden gems such as Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and City Park. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Launceston online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Devonport to Launceston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Launceston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a town in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bridestowe Lavender Estate and Chinese Heritage Mining Area. Get in touch with nature at Barnbougle Dunes and Bridport Walking Track. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Scottsdale attractions site.

You can drive from Launceston to Scottsdale in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Scottsdale can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll set off for St Helens on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bay of Fires Conservation Area and St Columba Waterfall. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Helens Point Conservation Area and Blue Tier. Change things up with a short trip to St Columba Falls Reserve in Pyengana (about 38 minutes away). It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Halls Falls and browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St Helens trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Scottsdale to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Honeymoon Bay. Get outdoors at Wineglass Bay and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Step out of Bicheno to go to St Marys and see St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, which is approximately 40 minutes away.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bicheno online attractions planner.

Drive from St Helens to Bicheno in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Bicheno are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Port Arthur Historic Site and Australian Convict Sites will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Fossil Bay Lookout & Waterfall Bay). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement and steep yourself in history at Model Prison.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur road trip planner.

You can drive from Bicheno to Port Arthur in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seven Mile Beach and Long Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. David's Cathedral and Cat and Fiddle Arcade. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Huonville.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Huonville

Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Head to Enchanted Woods and Woodbridge Art and Craft Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at South Cape Bay and Coningham Nature Recreation Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Huonville: Arve Falls (in Geeveston) and Duck Hole Lake Walk (in Dover). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pelverata Falls Track and appreciate the history behind Snug Bushfire Memorial.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Huonville trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hobart to Huonville by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Huonville are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Huonville

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

Sullivans Cove and Fern Tree are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Henry Jones Design Gallery or The Sensory Tasmania. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Opossum Bay Beach (in Opossum Bay), Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell) and Okines Beach (in Dodges Ferry). Enjoy Hobart some more: get lost in a book at Channel Museum and appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellerive Village.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online holiday planner.

Drive from Huonville to Hobart in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to New Norfolk.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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New Norfolk

New Norfolk is a town on the Derwent River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Tall Trees Walk and Lake Dobson. Explore hidden gems such as Derwent Estate and Pulpit Rock Lookout. Go for a jaunt from New Norfolk to Pontville to see Shene Distillery about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at The Drill Hall Emporium.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New Norfolk trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to New Norfolk takes an hour. October in New Norfolk sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Ross.

Things to do in New Norfolk

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Ross

Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, then stop by Classwood, then contemplate the long history of Ross Female Factory, and finally walk around Valentine Park. On the next day, make a trip to Harold Gatty Memorial Park.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ross trip builder app.

Traveling by car from New Norfolk to Ross takes 1.5 hours. In November in Ross, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Deloraine.

Things to do in Ross

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Deloraine

Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mole Creek Caves and Deloraine Creative Studios. Get outdoors at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and King Solomans Caves. Go for a jaunt from Deloraine to Chudleigh to see Alum Cliffs about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Westmorland Falls, do a tasting at 3 Willows Vineyard, and examine the collection at Pearn's Steam World.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Deloraine trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ross to Deloraine in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Deloraine

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Stanley

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Head to Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery and The Angel's Sharefor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to The Nut State Reserve and Dip River Forest Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Rocky Cape Lighthouse (in Rocky Cape), The Big Tree (in Mawbanna) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Smithton). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, take some stellar pictures from Trethewies Lookout, and get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum.

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

Getting from Deloraine to Stanley by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Arthur River.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Arthur River

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area and The Tarkine Drive. Take a break from the city and head to Green Point Beach and Mt Donaldson. Go for a jaunt from Arthur River to Zeehan to see Reece Dam about 2h 30 min away.

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Arthur River road trip tool.

You can drive from Stanley to Arthur River in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Stanley on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Arthur River

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Stanley

See even more of Stanley: stop by Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Stanley online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Arthur River to Stanley takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Burnie on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Stanley

Shopping

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Burnie

Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Table Cape Lighthouse and Penguin General Cemetery & Vantage Point. You'll explore and learn at Makers Workshop and Burnie Regional Art Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Burnie side-trips: Boat Harbour Beach (in Wynyard), Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe) and Philosopher Falls (in Waratah). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lobster Ponds, stop by The Hidden Fox, let little ones run wild at Burnie Park, and see the interesting displays at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Burnie sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Burnie in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Burnie sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Devonport.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Devonport

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stop by Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area and then explore the striking landscape of Narawntapu National Park.

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You can drive from Burnie to Devonport in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.