9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Oatlands
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Latrobe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Port Arthur Historic Site in Port Arthur (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart road trip planner.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oatlands.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Port Arthur Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Oatlands

Oatlands ©
Oatlands is an important historical village on the shores of Lake Dulverton in the centre of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Podium Art, make a trip to Callington Mill, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Dulverton, and finally look for gifts at Casaveen Knitwear Australia.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Oatlands road trip tool .

Drive from Hobart to Oatlands in 1.5 hours. October in Oatlands sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Oatlands

Parks Nature Shopping
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Callington Mill ©
Callington Mill

1
night
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Leven Antique Centre, stop by Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts, then stroll around Anzac Park, and finally take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ulverstone attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Oatlands to Ulverstone takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Latrobe.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Shopping
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Anzac Park ©
Anzac Park
Leven Antique Centre ©
Leven Antique Centre

3
nights
Latrobe

Latrobe
Latrobe is a town in northern Tasmania, Australia on the Mersey River. Venture out of the city with trips to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Dove Lake Circuit, Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, & more), Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and Loira Vines (in Sidmouth). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Mosaic Pathway, contemplate the waterfront views at Bell's Parade, and look for all kinds of wild species at Warrawee Forest Reserve.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Latrobe vacation maker .

Latrobe is very close to Ulverstone. In October in Latrobe, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Latrobe

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Beauty Point, Loira Vines, Mosaic Pathway
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then stroll around City Park.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Latrobe to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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