15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  5​h
1
Devonport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Queenstown
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll around Anzac Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to King George V Park Mosaic Pathway, explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, then look for gifts at Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Devonport trip maker app .

Adelaide to Devonport is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Adelaide in August, with highs in Devonport at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Sheffield, Ulverstone, Alum Cliffs, Gunns Plains Caves, Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum
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Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum ©
Anzac Park ©
Anzac Park

1
night
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
On the 4th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, take a leisurely stroll along Horsetail Falls, then admire the sheer force of Nelson Falls, and finally examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Queenstown trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Devonport to Queenstown in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Queenstown

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hogarth Falls
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Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Eric Thomas Galley Museum ©
Eric Thomas Galley Museum
Horsetail Falls ©
Horsetail Falls

3
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.
On the 6th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, do a tasting at Bell & Gong, and admire the striking features of City of Launceston Town Hall.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston road trip planner .

You can drive from Queenstown to Launceston in 3.5 hours. In August in Launceston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bell & Gong
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Coles Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, then let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oysters, and finally view the masterpieces at Kings Fine Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay day trip website .

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin Sands
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): hike along Three Capes Track, then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Stewarts Bay, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tessellated Pavement
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

4
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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Shene Tasmania in Pontville, about 36 minutes away. On the 13th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, learn about winemaking at Pressing Matters, have fun at Tasmanian Hockey Centre, and get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart route builder .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Richmond, Shene Tasmania
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Food Tours

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