4 days in Australia Itinerary

4 days in Australia Itinerary

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4 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ben Lomond National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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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 23rd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and then stroll around City Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston tour planner.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In August, Launceston is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ben Lomond National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums
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City Park ©
City Park
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

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Ben Lomond National Park

Ben Lomond National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Ben Lomond Ski Resort.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ben Lomond National Park day trip tool .

Drive from Launceston to Ben Lomond National Park in 1.5 hours. August in Ben Lomond National Park sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Ben Lomond National Park

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Ben Lomond Ski Resort ©
Ben Lomond Ski Resort

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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 25th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip builder .

You can drive from Ben Lomond National Park to Port Arthur in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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night
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 26th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art.

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Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

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