5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

1
day
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 21st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve and then admire the engineering at Trevallyn Dam.

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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. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Launceston reach 25°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Trevallyn Dam ©
Trevallyn Dam

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday builder .

You can drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Strahan.

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

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 23rd (Sun), head outdoors with Henty Dunes, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks, and finally admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Strahan day trip app .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

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 24th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Mona, then kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, and finally stroll through Seven Mile Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, kick back and relax at Hinsby Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Opossum Bay Beach, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the Hobart journey planner .

Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Opossum Bay Beach, Hinsby Beach
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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