11 days in Tasmania, Greater Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania, Greater Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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11 days in Tasmania, Greater Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  20​h
1
Launceston
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Mosman
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Mumbai


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1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Launceston trip itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Launceston is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Mumbai to Launceston, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in November; daily highs in Launceston reach 22°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Mona, then kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and finally step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Hobart sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Mosman.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Macquarie Island, Bellerive Beach, Museum of Old and New Art
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Mosman

Mosman ©
If it weren't for the amazing view of Sydney Harbour, Mosman might seem light-years away from Australia's largest and busiest city.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shelly Beach, stroll through Nielsen Park, then meet the residents at Taronga Zoo, and finally kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Wanda Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shelly Beach RockPool.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mosman itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Hobart to Mosman takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In November, Mosman is a bit warmer than Hobart - with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Mosman

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cronulla, Nielsen Park, Shelly Beach
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Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Nielsen Park ©
Nielsen Park
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 8th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Mosman to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mosman in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Melbourne. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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