8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Norfolk Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Newark

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Coles Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Kings Fine Art Gallery, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip planner .

Newark, USA to Coles Bay is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Newark to Coles Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kings Fine Art Gallery
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): wander the streets of North Hobart, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart itinerary planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
North Hobart ©
North Hobart
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
On the 10th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Point Ross, then kick back and relax at Emily Bay, and then steep yourself in history at Pitcairn Settlers Village. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Norfolk Island Cemetery, play a few rounds at Norfolk Island Golf Course, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Anson Bay.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Norfolk Island tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Hobart to Norfolk Island by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Traveling from Hobart to Norfolk Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Norfolk Island when traveling from Hobart in March, with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
Anson Bay ©
Anson Bay

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