9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania holiday planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hobart
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Zeehan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Hobart

1
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.
To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary planning tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Hobart. In August, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. You will leave for Strahan on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls and then explore the striking landscape of Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Strahan road trip planner .

Drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Russell Falls
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

2
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.
On the 28th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Freycinet Marine Farm, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally view the masterpieces at Kings Fine Art Gallery. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay visit planner.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno Blowhole, Kings Fine Art Gallery, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Zeehan

Zeehan ©
Zeehan is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139km south-west of Burnie. You've now added Montezuma Falls to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): stop by Zeehan Rock Shop, then take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, then get great views at Reece Dam, and finally admire the sheer force of Montezuma Falls.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zeehan vacation builder .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Zeehan in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zeehan

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Montezuma Falls
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Montezuma Falls ©
Montezuma Falls
Zeehan Rock Shop ©
Zeehan Rock Shop

Similar Plans

11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Hobart & Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Hobart BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Hobart BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Hobart BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Devonport & Hobart BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in Hobart BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Hobart BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Hobart BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Hobart BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Hobart & Launceston BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT