8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Devonport
— Few hours
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 1 night
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 3 nights

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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 traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport travel planner.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 11.5-hour ferry ride. You can also fly; or ride a ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in October; daily highs in Devonport reach 19°C and lows reach 5°C. You will leave for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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nights

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 27th (Sun), explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Keep things going the next day: trek along Crater Lake Circuit and then admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online travel route builder.

Traveling by bus from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Launceston.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Crater Lake Circuit ©
Crater Lake Circuit

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): stroll around City Park, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary builder website.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3 hours. October in Launceston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park, and then get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

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nights
Hobart

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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and admire the local landmark of The Tasman Fountain.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart road trip app.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Hobart are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Parks · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

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