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
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Launceston
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
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 Port Arthur Historic Site and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Mona, browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart tour itinerary maker app .

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 September, expect Hobart to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then stroll through City Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Launceston day trip planning app .

You can drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hobart in October since evenings lows in Launceston dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
City Park ©
City Park

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 4th (Thu), stop by The Emporium, stop by World Of Marbles, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Tasmanian Arboretum, then relax in the rural setting at Turners Beach Berry Patch, and finally kick back and relax at Coles Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Devonport online journey planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sheffield, Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
World Of Marbles ©
World Of Marbles
The Tasmanian Arboretum ©
The Tasmanian Arboretum

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): head outdoors with Henty Dunes, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then stop by Wilderness Woodworks, and finally admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Strahan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

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nights
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 (Sat): hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at "Wee Georgie Wood", explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, and then stroll through Larmairremener tabelti.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online trip planner .

Getting from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to St Helens.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
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"Wee Georgie Wood"

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nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 8th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Suncoast Gallery, view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, then explore the striking landscape at Little Blue Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy & Holy Cow Cafe, and then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St Helens trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to St Helens takes 5 hours. In October in St Helens, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyengana, Little Blue Lake, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

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