11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
South Bruny
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur


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2
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.
You've now added Hillwood Berry Farm & Farmgate to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve and then take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Hillwood Berry Farm & Farmgate, get great views at Mt George Lookout, and then visit a coastal fixture at The Low Head Lighthouse.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary builder .

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In May, Launceston is little chillier than Melbourne - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mt George Lookout, The Low Head Lighthouse, Hillwood Berry Farm & Farmgate
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The Low Head Lighthouse ©
The Low Head Lighthouse
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Alexandra Suspension Bridge ©
Alexandra Suspension Bridge

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cradle Mountain. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Cradle Mountain.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ben Lomond National Park.

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

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

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.
Salamanca Market has been added to your itinerary. There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Ben Lomond National Park to Hobart takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 28th (Tue), you'll travel to South Bruny.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping Nature Parks
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

1
night
South Bruny

South Bruny ©
For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our South Bruny trip maker website .

Drive from Hobart to South Bruny in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in South Bruny are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hobart.

Things to do in South Bruny

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Port Arthur Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and then snap pictures at Tasman Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from South Bruny to Hobart in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Richmond Bridge
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Richmond Bridge ©
Richmond Bridge
Tasman Bridge ©
Tasman Bridge

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne journey planning tool .

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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