16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hobart
1
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Hobart

6
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.
Visiting Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo will get you outdoors. Port Arthur Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail will appeal to history buffs. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Wobbly Boot Vineyard in Campania, approximately 42 minutes away. On the 27th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, indulge your taste buds at Cascade Brewery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and wander the streets of North Hobart.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip maker tool .

In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Berriedale, Port Arthur Historic Site, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

3
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.
Freycinet National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

Plan my Coles Bay trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Spiky Bridge, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site and then take in the awesome beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, and finally look for gifts at Twelve Acre Wood.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online holiday maker .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Twelve Acre Wood
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Launceston road trip planning site .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In December in Launceston, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Woolmers Estate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Platypus House
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

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