9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Swansea
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Bicheno
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Scamander
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
6
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Scottsdale
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
8
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Deloraine
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sullivans Cove. On the 24th (Fri), wander the streets of Sullivans Cove and then buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner .

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Great Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove

few
hours
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Swansea day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Swansea takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Swansea

Historic Sites
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Spiky Bridge ©
Spiky Bridge

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Honeymoon Bay as well as Freycinet Marine Farm. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Freycinet Marine Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Coles Bay takes an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Shopping Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Freycinet
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Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

few
hours
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bicheno travel itinerary planner .

Bicheno is very close to Coles Bay. In May in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Scamander.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wineries

Side Trip

Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Whalers Lookout ©
Whalers Lookout
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

few
hours
Scamander

Scamander ©
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eureka Farm.

Plan my trip to Scamander with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Bicheno to Scamander in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Scamander are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St Helens.
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Eureka Farm ©
Eureka Farm

1
night
St Helens

St Helens
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our St Helens trip maker .

St Helens is just a stone's throw from Scamander. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You'll set off for Wynyard on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Tours
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1
day
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a town in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mountain Stream Fishery. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Mountain Stream Fishery.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Scottsdale trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from St Helens to Scottsdale takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Scottsdale can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks

Side Trip

Mountain Stream Fishery
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Mountain Stream Fishery ©
Mountain Stream Fishery

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Launceston online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Launceston takes an hour. May in Launceston sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Deloraine.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve

few
hours
Deloraine

Deloraine ©
Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot has been added to your itinerary.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Deloraine travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Deloraine in an hour. May in Deloraine sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Deloraine

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot
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2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Deloraine to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

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

Parks Nature
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Launceston travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Shopping Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
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Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door

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