12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
St Helens
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Devonport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Berriedale
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Get some cultural insight at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Helens: Craigie Knowe Vineyard (in Cranbrook), Kings Fine Art Gallery (in Dolphin Sands) and St Marys (St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the St Helens day trip planner .

Sydney to St Helens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In April, St Helens is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in St Helens

Museums Wineries Parks

Side Trips

St Marys, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, Kings Fine Art Gallery, Wineglass Bay Lookout
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
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St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery

2
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 21st (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then examine the collection at Don River Railway, then take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, and finally enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse. On the next day, do a tasting at Ghost Rock Tasmania, then examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and then take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Devonport takes 3.5 hours. April in Devonport sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trips

Ghost Rock Tasmania, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Tasmania’s Town of Murals
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
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Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 23rd (Thu), kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks and Wilderness Whisky, and finally admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Strahan trip planner .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Strahan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Berriedale.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

2
nights
Berriedale

Berriedale ©
Berriedale is a suburb in the northern suburbs of Hobart, capital of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then steep yourself in history at Shene Tasmania, and finally do a tasting at Derwent Estate. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Risdon Cove, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old Kempton Distillery, then contemplate the long history of Claremont House, and finally do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Berriedale trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Strahan to Berriedale in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Berriedale

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Risdon Cove, Old Kempton Distillery, Claremont House, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Shene Tasmania
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Shene Tasmania ©
Shene Tasmania
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Claremont House ©
Claremont House

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.
You'll explore and learn at Port Arthur Historic Site and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Get some historical perspective at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, stroll through Seven Mile Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip itinerary maker tool .

Hobart is just a short distance from Berriedale. April in Hobart sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur Historic Site, Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

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