16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  18​h 45​min
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Georgetown
— Few hours
Drive:  25​h
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Westbury
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Deloraine
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Strahan
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
6
Strathgordon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Swansea
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Bicheno
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Bridport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
14
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
15
Burnie
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Stanley
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Sydney

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Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Terrestrial - Ted Elliott Mineral Collection.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Georgetown trip planner .

Sydney to Georgetown is an approximately 27-hour car ride. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Georgetown

Museums
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
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Traveling by car from Georgetown to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 46 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Westbury.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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Westbury

Westbury ©
Westbury is a town in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Entally Estate, then meet the residents at Tasmania Zoo, and finally experience rural life at Hazelbrae Hazelnuts.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Westbury trip planner .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Westbury in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Westbury can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Deloraine.

Things to do in Westbury

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Launceston, Hazelbrae Hazelnuts, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery
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Tasmania Zoo ©
Tasmania Zoo
Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery ©
Entally Estate ©
Entally Estate

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Deloraine

Deloraine ©
Deloraine is a municipality on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the galleries of Deloraine Creative Studios and then identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Deloraine day trip planning site .

Deloraine is very close to Westbury. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Deloraine

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Deloraine Creative Studios ©
Deloraine Creative Studios

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Strahan

Strahan
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Strahan trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Deloraine to Strahan takes 3.5 hours. On the 7th (Fri), you're off toStrathgordon.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Strathgordon

Strathgordon ©
On the 8th (Sat), stroll through Creepy Crawly Nature Trail, admire the engineering at Serpentine Dam, and then see human ingenuity at work at Gordon Dam.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Strathgordon trip builder app .

Drive from Strahan to Strathgordon in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Strathgordon

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Serpentine Dam ©
Serpentine Dam
Gordon Dam ©
Gordon Dam

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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 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Mona, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the views from Tasman Bridge, and finally admire the striking features of Constitution Dock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart online route builder .

Traveling by car from Strathgordon to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): let little ones run wild at Melshell Oysters, then identify plant and animal life at Spiky Beach Conservation Area, then experience rural life at Kate's Berry Farm, and finally don't miss a visit to Spiky Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Swansea route builder website .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Swansea takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Swansea are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Swansea

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
Kate's Berry Farm ©
Kate's Berry Farm

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): stroll through Wineglass Bay Lookout and then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay online trip builder .

You can drive from Swansea to Coles Bay in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Honeymoon Bay
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

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Bicheno

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. To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bicheno travel itinerary planner.

Bicheno is just a stone's throw from Coles Bay. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Bicheno

Shopping Museums
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Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

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St Helens

St Helens ©
On the 13th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Eureka Farm, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, then browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, and finally kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our St Helens trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bicheno to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bridport.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Eureka Farm
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Eureka Farm ©
Eureka Farm

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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): go for a walk through Bridport Walking Track and then play a few rounds at Barnbougle Dunes.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bridport trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from St Helens to Bridport in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Bridport can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors Golf Wildlife
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Barnbougle Dunes ©
Barnbougle Dunes
Bridport Walking Track ©
Bridport Walking Track

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Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): meet the residents at Seahorse World, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, then do a tasting at Marion's Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Beauty Point trip planner .

You can drive from Bridport to Beauty Point in 1.5 hours. December in Beauty Point sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Goaty Hill Wines, Tamar Valley Art Shack, Holm Oak Vineyards, Marion's Vineyard, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

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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 16th (Sun), kick back and relax at Coles Beach and then experience rural life at Turners Beach Berry Patch.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport trip planner .

Drive from Beauty Point to Devonport in 1.5 hours. In December in Devonport, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Turners Beach Berry Patch
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Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch
Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach

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Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Burnie trip maker .

Getting from Devonport to Burnie by car takes about an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Burnie can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Burnie

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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Makers Workshop ©
Makers Workshop
Burnie Park ©
Burnie Park

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 17th (Mon), stop by Providore 24, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanley road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Burnie to Stanley takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

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