11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Hobart
— 2 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
4
Devonport
— 1 night
5
Burnie
— 1 night
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
7
Bruny Island
— 1 night

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): savor the flavors at Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, then learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, and then take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip website.

Calgary, Canada to Hobart is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from Calgary to Hobart due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Wineries · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, Raptor Refuge, Seven Mile Beach
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Every Man and His Dog Vineyard ©
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get interesting insight from All4Adventure, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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All4Adventure ©
All4Adventure
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse

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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 6th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls. Keep things going the next day: learn the secrets of beer at Prestige Tours Tasmania and then appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Launceston trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In May in Launceston, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Rowella, Goaty Hill Wines
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Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, then take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals, and then examine the collection at Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Devonport attractions planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Devonport sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Tasmania’s Town of Murals, Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame
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Tasmania’s Town of Murals ©
Tasmania’s Town of Murals
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame ©
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame

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night
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the activities along Lobster Ponds, get all the information you need at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Fern Glade Reserve, then admire the sheer force of Guide Falls Reserve, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Burnie Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Burnie day trip site.

You can drive from Devonport to Burnie in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, Lobster Ponds
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Guide Falls Reserve ©
Guide Falls Reserve
Lobster Ponds ©
Lobster Ponds

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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 10th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Burnie to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

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

Nature · Parks
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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night
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by Bruny Island Honey and then identify plant and animal life at The Neck.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Bruny Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Bruny Island are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

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