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 + taxi:  3​h 30​min
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Beauty Point
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Taranna
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​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.
Get some cultural insight at Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Eastern Beach Reserve and St Paul's Cathedral. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect nights in Melbourne to be cooler, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage, shop like a local with Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Melbourne to Stanley in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect Stanley to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

2
nights
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, then take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tamar Valley Art Shack. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Seahorse World, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, then admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and finally appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Beauty Point day trip website .

Getting from Stanley to Beauty Point by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November in Beauty Point, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Launceston, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Holm Oak Vineyards, Tamar Valley Art Shack
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

1
night
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. On the 30th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bicheno driving holiday planning tool .

Drive from Beauty Point to Bicheno in 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Taranna.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

1
night
Taranna

Taranna ©
Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. On the 1st (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Taranna trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Taranna takes 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Taranna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Taranna

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, Port Arthur Historic Site
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Constitution Dock, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart journey planner.

You can drive from Taranna to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©

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