8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Dubbo
— 1 night
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
3
Devonport
— 1 night
4
Launceston
— 1 night
5
St Helens
— 1 night
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night

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Dubbo

Dubbo ©
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden, contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, thenmake a trip to Western Plains Cultural Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Alladins Cave Bottle House.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubbo online itinerary planner.

Brisbane to Dubbo is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Dubbo, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Western Plains Cultural Centre ©
Western Plains Cultural Centre
Alladins Cave Bottle House ©
Alladins Cave Bottle House

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne visit planner.

Getting from Dubbo to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubbo in April, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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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 7th (Tue), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery, take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, browse for treasures at Antique Emporium, thenmake a trip to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, and finally see the interesting displays at Don River Railway.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Devonport route maker website.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Devonport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in April, Devonport is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Southern Wild Distillery ©
Southern Wild Distillery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, thenadmire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and finally stroll around City Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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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 9th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Suncoast Gallery, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, thencast your line with a fishing tour, thenadmire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally explore the galleries of East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

Make your St Helens itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

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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.
On the 10th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

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