15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
1
Richmond
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bruny Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Oatlands
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Ross
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
11
Evandale
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Perth

1
day
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. On the 24th (Sat), snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, savor the flavors at The Wicked Cheese Co., then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally don't miss a visit to Epsom House.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Richmond travel route builder site .

Perth to Richmond is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Perth in November; daily highs in Richmond reach 22°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Richmond

#Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Epsom House, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Richmond Bridge ©
Richmond Bridge
The Wicked Cheese Co. ©
The Wicked Cheese Co.

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Mona, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellerive Beach, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip maker site .

Hobart is just a short distance from Richmond. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Macquarie Island, Bellerive Beach, Mona
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Mona ©
Mona
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

1
night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 27th (Tue), look for gifts at Bruny Island Providore, look for gifts at Bruny Island Chocolate Company, then make a trip to The Neck, and finally do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bruny Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In November in Bruny Island, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bruny Island

#Wineries, #Shopping
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Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines
The Neck ©
The Neck
Bruny Island Providore ©
Bruny Island Providore

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, tour the pleasant surroundings at Friendly Beaches, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Coles Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 30th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oatlands.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

1
night
Oatlands

Oatlands ©
Oatlands is an important historical village on the shores of Lake Dulverton in the centre of Tasmania, Australia. On the 1st (Sat), make a trip to Callington Mill and then explore the activities along Lake Dulverton.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Oatlands trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Oatlands in 2 hours. In November in Oatlands, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Oatlands

#Nature, #Parks
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:
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Callington Mill ©
Callington Mill

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 2nd (Sun), hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Oatlands to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ross.

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

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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night
Ross

Ross ©
Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. On the 3rd (Mon), appreciate the history behind Convict Brick Trail, get lost in a book at The Book Cellar, then snap pictures at The Red Bridge, then make a trip to Four Corners of Ross, and finally take in the views from Ross Bridge.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ross online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Ross takes 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to St Helens.
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The Red Bridge ©
The Red Bridge
The Book Cellar ©
The Book Cellar
Ross Bridge ©
Ross Bridge

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night
St Helens

St Helens ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the St Helens vacation tool .

Drive from Ross to St Helens in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in St Helens are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Launceston.

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
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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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 5th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally stroll through City Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston attractions app .

Getting from St Helens to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Evandale.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Gourlay's Sweet Shop ©
Gourlay's Sweet Shop

2
nights
Evandale

Evandale ©
Evandale is a small town in northern Tasmania, Australia. On the 6th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, then take in nature's colorful creations at National Rose Garden, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tasmanian Glassblowers. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Ben Lomond Snow Sports.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Evandale trip planner .

Evandale is just a short distance from Launceston. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Evandale

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Longford, Tasmanian Glassblowers, Ben Lomond Snow Sports
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Ben Lomond Snow Sports ©
Ben Lomond Snow Sports
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

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