10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 15th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take some stellar pictures from Constitution Dock.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hobart online trip maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Hobart is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, you will find days in Hobart are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are much colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, Mona, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Bellerive Beach ©
Bellerive Beach

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): hike along Three Capes Track, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Port Arthur Historic Site and then head outdoors with Tasman Arch.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Tasman Arch
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): have fun at Melshell Oysters, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay attractions planner .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Gala Estate Vineyard, Melshell Oysters
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then take in the exciting artwork at Tasmanian Glassblowers, and then steep yourself in history at Bridestowe Lavender Estate. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Tasmania Zoo, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then stroll through City Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tasmanian Glassblowers, Bridestowe Lavender Estate
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Tasmania Zoo ©
Tasmania Zoo

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