30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Drive to Port Melbourne, Ferry to Devonport
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Devonport
— Few hours
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Queenstown
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Huonville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Southport
— Few hours
Drive
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Kettering
— Few hours
Drive
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Bruny Island
— 2 nights
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Hobart
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Binalong Bay
— 2 nights
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Bridport
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 6 nights
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Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 27th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Don River Railway.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Devonport driving holiday planner.

Sydney to Devonport is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Devonport at 19°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Stanley.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

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Stanley

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then stop by Providore 24, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse, then enjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boat Harbour Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Stanley trip maker.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Stanley takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, and trek along Larmairremener tabelti.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Queenstown.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

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Queenstown

The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the sheer force of Nelson Falls, take in panoramic vistas at Iron Blow Lookout, take in the waterfront at Horsetail Falls, then examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Spion Kop Lookout.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Queenstown day trip planning site.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Queenstown in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:

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Mount Field National Park

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, identify plant and animal life at Tall Trees Walk, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mount Field National Park trip planning tool.

Getting from Queenstown to Mount Field National Park by car takes about 3 hours. November in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Huonville.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

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Huonville

Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): savor the flavors at Pagan Cider, do a tasting at Home Hill Winery, then sample the fine beverages at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, and finally hunt for treasures at Huonville Market. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Arve Falls, hike along Tahune Forest AirWalk, and then view the masterpieces at Enchanted Woods.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Huonville journey planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Huonville takes 2 hours. November in Huonville sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Southport.

Things to do in Huonville

Parks · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:

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Southport

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Southport trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Huonville to Southport in an hour. November in Southport sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. You will leave for Kettering on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Southport

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:

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Kettering

Kettering is a coastal town on the D'Entrecasteaux Channel (37 km south of Hobart) opposite Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Inverawe Native Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Refuge, then stop by Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, and finally relax in the rural setting at Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kettering trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Southport to Kettering in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kettering are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Kettering

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:

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Bruny Island

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 6th (Fri), stop by Bruny Island Honey, then identify plant and animal life at The Neck, and then explore the striking landscape of South Bruny National Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bruny Island, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kettering to Bruny Island in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:

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Port Arthur

Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Waterfall Bay & Tasman Arch). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage, take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur tour builder website.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:

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Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. On the 15th (Sun), kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area and then take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Little Blue Lake, hike along Mt William Walkway, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Blue Tier.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Binalong Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Binalong Bay in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Binalong Bay can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Bridport.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

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Bridport

Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): play a few rounds at Barnbougle Dunes, shop like a local with Bridestowe Lavender Estate, and then pause for some photo ops at Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Jansz Winery, learn about winemaking at Pipers Brook Vineyard, and then play a few rounds at Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bridport trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Binalong Bay to Bridport takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bridport are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Bridport

Golf · Outdoors · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:

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Launceston

The Heart of Tasmania

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Mt George Lookout (in George Town) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, learn about winemaking at Josef Chromy Cellar Door, and get great views at Brady's Lookout.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bridport to Launceston by car takes about an hour. In November, daytime highs in Launceston are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 18 — 24:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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