10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Stanley
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Sydney

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mona and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Port Arthur Historic Site (in Port Arthur) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and snap pictures at Tasman Bridge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art, Port Arthur Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wineglass Bay. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, and finally steep yourself in history at Spiky Bridge. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay day trip site .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Spiky Bridge
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Woolmers Estate (in Longford). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, indulge your taste buds at Entally Estate, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, and stroll through City Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Launceston trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Holm Oak Vineyards, Woolmers Estate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, stop by Providore 24, and then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Stanley trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Stanley takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

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