8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner

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Devonport
— 3 nights
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Launceston
— Few hours
3
Bicheno
— 1 night
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese and Christmas Hill Raspberry Farm. Attractions like Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot and Coles Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Devonport with an excursion to Gunns Plains Caves in Gunns Plains--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport route builder website.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 11.5-hour ferry ride. You can also fly; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in September, Devonport is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. You will leave for Launceston on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Elizabeth Town, Gunns Plains Caves, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot
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Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot ©
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot
Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): walk around City Park.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip planning tool.

Getting from Devonport to Launceston by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Launceston sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks
Highlights from your plan
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): identify plant and animal life 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 find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bicheno online trip builder.

You can drive from Launceston to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bicheno can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bicheno

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

2
nights
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 26th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, and then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planner.

Coles Bay is just a short distance from Bicheno. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Freycinet
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

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night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park journey maker tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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

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

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