5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  25​h
1
Coles Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
day
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.
On the 21st (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Coles Bay, use our trip itinerary maker.

San Francisco, USA to Coles Bay is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 18 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Opossum Bay Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Bellerive Beach
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach

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