10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and then get a sense of history and politics at City of Launceston Town Hall. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, then stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, and finally admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary tool .

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Melbourne in January, things will get slightly colder in Launceston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St Helens.

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

1
night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

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Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. January in St Helens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in St Helens

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

1
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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, then stroll through Denison Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bicheno travel itinerary planner.

Drive from St Helens to Bicheno in 1.5 hours. January in Bicheno sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bicheno

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Denison Beach ©
Denison Beach
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): experience rural life at Freycinet Marine Farm, then admire all the interesting features of Wineglass Bay Lookout, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

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Coles Bay is just a short distance from Bicheno. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Freycinet
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Bellerive Beach. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Port Arthur Historic Site in Port Arthur--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, explore the activities along Sandy Bay, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Port Arthur Historic Site, Macquarie Island, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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