8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hobart
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Hobart
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Hobart

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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.
To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Hobart journey maker .

In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kate's Berry Farm. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): experience rural life at Kate's Berry Farm.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay tour planner .

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll set off for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature Trails Parks

Side Trips

Kate's Berry Farm, Coles Bay
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm
Kate's Berry Farm ©
Kate's Berry Farm

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night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 17th (Sat), see the sights in a new way with Hollybank Treetops Adventure.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for Mount Field National Park.

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

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Hollybank Wilderness Adventures
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Hollybank Wilderness Adventures ©
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Curringa Farm. On the 18th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls and then admire the sheer force of Russell Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch all the local highlights with Curringa Farm.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mount Field National Park online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mount Field National Park takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You'll set off for Port Arthur on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trip

Curringa Farm
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Curringa Farm ©
Curringa Farm
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls

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nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
You've now added Port Arthur Historic Site to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): get interesting insight from Bruny Island Cruises, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planner .

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Port Arthur by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hobart, Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, Model Prison, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

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