19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
St Kilda
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Dover
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Bothwell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Derwent Bridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Half Moon Bay and Sandridge Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Melbourne Zoo and Scuba & Snorkeling. Spend the 21st (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planning app .

If you are flying in from Estonia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to St Kilda.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Balloon Rides

2
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. On the 28th (Thu), meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, then grab your bike and head to Catani Gardens, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Veg Out Community Gardens St Kilda. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Brighton Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along St Kilda Pier.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your St Kilda trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

St Kilda is just a short distance from Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

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.
On the 2nd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, then stroll through Kingston Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Opossum Bay Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Bellerive Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Roches Beach, then kick back and relax at Okines Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hobart online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from St Kilda to Hobart in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from St Kilda in March; daily highs in Hobart reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Dover.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Okines Beach, Moorilla Estate Winery, Opossum Bay Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach

1
night
Dover

Dover ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Hartzview Vineyard, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pagan Cider, then learn about winemaking at St Imre Vineyard, and finally identify plant and animal life at Duck Hole Lake Walk.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dover travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Dover takes 1.5 hours. In March in Dover, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Dover

Wineries Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Hartzview Vineyard, Pagan Cider
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Hartzview Vineyard ©
Hartzview Vineyard
St Imre Vineyard ©
St Imre Vineyard

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.
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Fortescue Bay, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement, and finally don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Tasman Arch and then hike along Three Capes Track.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur online itinerary builder .

You can drive from Dover to Port Arthur in 3 hours. March in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Bothwell.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay

1
night
Bothwell

Bothwell ©
Bothwell, Tasmania is a small town with a population at the 2011 census of 391. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): tee off at Ratho Golf Course, then sample the fine beverages at Nant Distillery, and then examine the collection at Australasian Golf Museum.

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

Getting from Port Arthur to Bothwell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Bothwell

Outdoors Golf Breweries & Distilleries
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Ratho Golf Course ©
Ratho Golf Course

3
nights
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. On the 8th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, then admire the sheer force of Tarraleah Falls, and then take some stellar pictures from Tarraleah Power Station Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Gordon River, then take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap, and then get great views at King William Saddle.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Derwent Bridge holiday website .

Traveling by car from Bothwell to Derwent Bridge takes 2 hours. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tarraleah, Gordon River
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Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
Gordon River ©
Gordon River
Tarraleah Falls ©
Tarraleah Falls

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