7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hobart
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Queenstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Hobart

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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Port Arthur to see Port Arthur Historic Site about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art, browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Hobart. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Port Arthur Historic Site, Museum of Old and New Art, Richmond Bridge
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
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 24th (Tue), do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner .

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno Blowhole, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium, and then examine the collection at Don River Railway.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport road trip site .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Devonport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
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House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
Antique Emporium ©
Antique Emporium
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

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nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nelson Falls, and finally take some stellar pictures from Horsetail Falls.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Queenstown travel tool .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Queenstown takes 2.5 hours. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Queenstown

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Strahan
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Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Horsetail Falls
Horsetail Falls

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