11 days in Launceston, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park & Gold Coast Itinerary

11 days in Launceston, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park & Gold Coast Itinerary

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11 days in Launceston, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  16​h
1
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  7​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Hong Kong

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through City Park and then make a trip to The Town Clock.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston tour app .

Hong Kong, China to Launceston is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. While traveling from Hong Kong, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Launceston, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bridestowe Lavender Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls

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 9th (Sat): examine the collection at "Wee Georgie Wood", then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, and then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle. Keep things going the next day: trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair, and then hike along Larmairremener tabelti.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Launceston.

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

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

"Wee Georgie Wood"
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

1
night
Launceston

Launceston
To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Launceston trip planner .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll set off for Gold Coast on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Launceston

Tours Outdoors Parks
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4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
For shopping fun, head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre or Robina Town Shopping Centre. Relax by the water at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Brisbane (Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary & South Bank Parklands) and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah). There's much more to do: laugh and play at Sea World Theme Park, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, browse the different shops at The Oasis Shopping Centre, and tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Launceston to Gold Coast takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In February, Gold Coast is somewhat warmer than Launceston - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Brisbane, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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