8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hannover
Fly:  36​h
1
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Queenstown
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 1 night
+2
Fly + subway + train:  35​h
End: Hannover

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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 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planning website .

Hannover, Germany to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 36-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 9 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Queenstown.

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

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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night
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Iron Blow Lookout, and then admire the sheer force of Nelson Falls.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Queenstown tour planner .

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Queenstown by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Queenstown

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Iron Blow Lookout
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Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Iron Blow Lookout ©
Iron Blow Lookout

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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 26th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then stroll through City Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary website .

Getting from Queenstown to Launceston by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
City Park ©
City Park

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night
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bicheno route planner.

Drive from Launceston to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Wineries

Side Trip

Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Mona, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hobart online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Mona, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mona ©
Mona
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

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