8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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 18th (Sun), stroll through City Park.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Launceston online trip maker .

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Brisbane in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Launceston, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery ©

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 20th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hobart driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Hobart are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): wander the streets of Darling Harbour, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then take a stroll through The Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sydney holiday planner .

You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in November: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): engage your brain at Questacon and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Australia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Canberra trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Sydney to Canberra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect little chillier with lows of 10°C in Canberra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

#Museums, #Childrens Museums
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

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