7 days in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Bruny Island & Hobart Itinerary

7 days in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Bruny Island & Hobart Itinerary

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7 days in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Bruny Island & Hobart Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
2
Bruny Island
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Brisbane

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day
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 4th (Sun): trek along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday planner.

Brisbane to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

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

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

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Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of South Bruny National Park.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Bruny Island in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, ferry, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature
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South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Port Arthur Historic Site and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Cascade Brewery and Hobart Convict Penitentiary will appeal to history buffs. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach, and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hobart tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Museum of Old and New Art, Seven Mile Beach, Port Arthur Historic Site, Kingston Beach
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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