16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  27​h
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Launceston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
3
St Kilda
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Newark


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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, and finally explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Hobart online tour itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Hobart is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Hobart is 15 hours. When traveling from Newark in March, plan for warmer days in Hobart, with highs around 71°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Richmond Gaol, Museum of Old and New Art, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

4
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Tasmanian Glassblowers. Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh), Deloraine Creative Studios (in Deloraine) and Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, take some stellar pictures from Brady's Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and look for gifts at Gourlay's Sweet Shop.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Launceston online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Hobart to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in March, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Mole Creek, Alum Cliffs, Brady's Lookout, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery
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Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

1
night
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Holocaust Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Anglican Church, then grab your bike and head to Catani Gardens, and finally kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our St Kilda itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Launceston to St Kilda takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Launceston in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in St Kilda, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in St Kilda

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jewish Holocaust Centre, Brighton Beach, St John's Anglican Church
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Jewish Holocaust Centre ©
Jewish Holocaust Centre

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 25th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of South Australian Museum, get advice or help at State Library of South Australia, admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Adelaide. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Motor Museum, identify plant and animal life at Gorge Wildlife Park, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide attractions website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from St Kilda to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram and train. March in Adelaide sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gorge Wildlife Park, Cleland Wildlife Park, National Motor Museum, ISKCON Adelaide
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wentworth Falls and The Giant Stairway. Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. There's much more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney route maker .

You can fly from Adelaide to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in March, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 66°F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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