23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Georgetown
— 1 day
Drive:  25​h
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Devonport
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
St Helens
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Bruny Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
day
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is a town and locality in the Shire of Etheridge, Queensland, Australia. On the 10th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Terrestrial - Ted Elliott Mineral Collection.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Georgetown trip itinerary planning site .

Sydney to Georgetown is an approximately 27-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Georgetown

Museums
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4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Step off the beaten path and head to Franklin River Nature Trail and Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill. Take a break from the city and head to Liffey Falls and Ocean Beach. Step out of Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park with an excursion to West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan in Zeehan--about 1h 15 min away. On the 14th (Thu), hike the day away at The Overland Track. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Georgetown to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 46 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Devonport.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Strahan, Franklin River Nature Trail, Liffey Falls, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
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Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

5
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Take a break from the city and head to Leven Canyon and Wings Wildlife Park. Explore hidden gems such as Gunns Plains Caves and Coles Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Devonport side-trips: Wynyard (Table Cape Lighthouse Experience & Boat Harbour Beach), Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Marakoopa Cave) and Burnie (Fern Glade Reserve & Hellyers Road Distillery). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Ghost Rock Tasmania, take in the pleasant sights at Tasmania’s Town of Murals, examine the collection at Don River Railway, and browse for treasures at Antique Emporium.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Devonport route maker .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Burnie, Mole Creek, Gunns Plains, Wynyard, Tasmania’s Town of Murals
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 20:
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves

4
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course and Halls Falls. Visiting Barnbougle Dunes and Bay of Fires Conservation Area will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Helens: Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails (in Derby), St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana) and Little Blue Lake (in South Mount Cameron).

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read St Helens online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Devonport to St Helens in 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in St Helens are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Bridport, St Columba Falls Reserve, Little Blue Lake, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Eureka Farm
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Barnbougle Dunes ©
Barnbougle Dunes
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Spiky Beach Conservation Area and Freycinet National Park. Relax by the water at Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Melshell Oysters (in Swansea) and Denison Beach (in Bicheno). There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Swansea, Freycinet, Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Denison Beach
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

3
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cape Bruny Lighthouse and Bruny Island Quarantine Station. Explore hidden gems such as South Bruny National Park and Fluted Cape Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Bruny Island side-trips: Kettering (Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate & Raptor Refuge). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bruny Island road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Coles Bay to Bruny Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Bruny Island are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kettering
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Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park

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