11 days in Melbourne & Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Melbourne & Tasmania Itinerary

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11 days in Melbourne & Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Hobart
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Dunalley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
8
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Melbourne Central, Flinders Street Station, The Great Ocean Road, and other attractions. On the 3rd (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Queen Victoria Market, then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and then wander the streets of Melbourne Central. On the next day, take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

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Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Singapore to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Queen Victoria Market ©
Queen Victoria Market
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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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.
To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Town Clock.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Hobart to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Launceston are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve

1
night
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery and then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bicheno itinerary planner .

Drive from Launceston to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bicheno

Shopping Museums
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Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

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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.
On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, explore and take pictures at Wineglass Bay Lookout, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, then take in the views from Tasman Bridge, and finally get great views at Shot Tower.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay route planner .

Coles Bay is just a short distance from Bicheno. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Dunalley.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hobart, Shot Tower, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Richmond Bridge
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Richmond Bridge ©
Richmond Bridge

1
night
Dunalley

Dunalley ©
To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dunalley trip app .

Drive from Coles Bay to Dunalley in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Dunalley can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Dunalley

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tessellated Pavement
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Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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night
Hobart

Hobart ©
On the 10th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and then see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hobart road trip tool .

You can drive from Dunalley to Hobart in an hour. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Richmond Gaol
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

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night
Melbourne

Melbourne
To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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