10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Low Head
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Tarraleah
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
New Norfolk
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Taranna
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of City of Launceston Town Hall.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary maker website .

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in October: highs in Launceston hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Low Head.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
City Park ©
City Park

1
night
Low Head

Low Head ©
Low Head is a suburb of George Town, Tasmania, on a peninsula at the mouth of the Tamar River, 5 kilometres north-west of the town centre.It is a popular snorkel and scuba diving area during much of the year, with extensive wide, unspoiled beaches.The area also has a lighthouse, beaches and a colony of little penguins (Eudyptula minor). Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seahorse World, browse the exhibits of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then take some stellar pictures from Mt George Lookout, then enjoy the sea views from The Low Head Lighthouse, and finally learn about all things military at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Low Head trip planner .

Getting from Launceston to Low Head by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Low Head are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Low Head

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Mt George Lookout
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
The Low Head Lighthouse ©
The Low Head Lighthouse
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): head outdoors with Henty Dunes, stroll through Ocean Beach, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Strahan day trip website .

You can drive from Low Head to Strahan in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tarraleah.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Tarraleah Falls and then take some stellar pictures from Tarraleah Power Station Lookout.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tarraleah trip planner .

Drive from Strahan to Tarraleah in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Tarraleah

Nature Parks
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Tarraleah Falls ©
Tarraleah Falls
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

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night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 25th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner .

Getting from Tarraleah to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Norfolk.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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New Norfolk

New Norfolk ©
New Norfolk is a town on the Derwent River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. On the 26th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens, let the kids burn off some steam at Tynwald Park, don't miss a visit to Pulpit Rock Lookout, then admire the natural beauty at Arthur Square, and finally browse for treasures at The Drill Hall Emporium.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New Norfolk online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to New Norfolk in 5 hours. In October in New Norfolk, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in New Norfolk

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Tynwald Park ©
Tynwald Park
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Arthur Square ©
Arthur Square

2
nights
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 27th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from New Norfolk to Hobart takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Taranna.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

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Taranna

Taranna ©
Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Taranna vacation planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Taranna in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taranna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Port Arthur
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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