8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Devonport
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 1 night
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St Marys
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 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 reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Devonport itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 11.5-hour ferry ride. You can also fly; or ride a ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Devonport hover around 19°C and lows are around 5°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Halls Falls, Bay of Fires and James Boag Brewery Experience. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Launceston tour builder tool.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to St Marys.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
James Boag Brewery Experience ©
James Boag Brewery Experience
Halls Falls ©
Halls Falls

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St Marys

St Marys ©
St Marys is a small township nestled at the junction of the Tasman Highway and the Esk Highway on the East Coast of Tasmania, Australia just 10 kilometres (six miles) from the coast.It had a population of 522 as of the 2006 census, although in the early 2000s it was one of the fastest growing areas of Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): stop by Seaview Farm, then examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, and then view the masterpieces at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read St Marys online trip planner.

Drive from Launceston to St Marys in 2 hours. October in St Marys sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in St Marys

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and finally take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then admire the local landmark of The Tasman Fountain, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from St Marys to Hobart in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit and then take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, and then stroll through Crater Lake Circuit.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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