60 days in Melbourne, Devonport & Hobart Itinerary

60 days in Melbourne, Devonport & Hobart Itinerary

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60 days in Melbourne, Devonport & Hobart Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 21 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Devonport
— 18 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 20 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

21
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Wendouree and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Torquay (The Great Ocean Road & Bells Beach), Anglican Church, Barwon Heads (in Barwon Heads) and Art Gallery of Ballarat (in Ballarat). Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Point Addis Marine National Park. Dedicate the 2nd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and explore the activities along Lake Daylesford.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cowes, Ballarat, Anglesea, Daylesford, Torquay
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things

18
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cradle Mountain and Devils @ Cradle. Change things up with these side-trips from Devonport: Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land), King George V Park Mosaic Pathway (in Sheffield) and Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh). On the 8th (Thu), hike the day away at The Overland Track. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the fascinating underground world of Marakoopa Cave, trek along Marion's Lookout Walk, and take in the dramatic scenery at Westmorland Falls.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Devonport trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Devonport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Melbourne in August since evenings lows in Devonport dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Mole Creek, Tasmania, Gunns Plains, Burnie
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Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

20
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Russell Falls and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Mount Field National Park (Horseshoe Falls, Lake Dobson, & more), Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Waterfall Bay (in Eaglehawk Neck). Fill the 4th (Wed) with the natural beauty at Lime Bay State Reserve. Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, explore the landscape on two wheels at Maydena Bike Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hobart planner .

Drive from Devonport to Hobart in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mount Field National Park, Tasmania, Port Arthur, Huonville, Richmond
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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