10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
ferry:  11​h
1
Devonport
— Few hours
Drive:  9​h 30​min
2
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Arthur River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

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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.
For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Devonport trip planner .

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in August, plan for little chillier nights in Devonport, with lows around 1°C. You will leave for Bicheno on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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. To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bicheno trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Bicheno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in August, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

1
night
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 4th (Sun): take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Bicheno to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In August in Launceston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Arthur River.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Alexandra Suspension Bridge ©
Alexandra Suspension Bridge

1
night
Arthur River

Arthur River ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of The Tarkine Drive, make a trip to Edge of the World, then get great views at Sumac Lookout, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Arthur River vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Arthur River takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Arthur River

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area ©
Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World
Sumac Lookout ©
Sumac Lookout

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arthur River to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

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

Parks Nature
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 7th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and finally stop by Wilderness Woodworks and Wilderness Whisky.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). On the 9th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

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Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

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