6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Swansea
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Mount Field National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
End: Hobart

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Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, then let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oysters, then relax in the rural setting at Kate's Berry Farm, and finally make a trip to Spiky Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Swansea visit planner.

Hobart to Swansea is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October, daily temperatures in Swansea can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Swansea

Wineries Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Swansea to Launceston in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

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night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park attractions planning tool .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mount Field National Park.

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

Parks Nature
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

few
hours
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park
To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park trip planner.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mount Field National Park in 5.5 hours. October in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll set off for Hobart on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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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 10th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Mona, then admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then stroll through Bellerive Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mona, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach, Macquarie Island
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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