9 days in Australia Itinerary

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Drive
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Brisbane
Fly
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
3
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive
5
Coles Bay
— 1 day
Drive
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane trip maker website.

Gladstone to Brisbane is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Traveling from Gladstone in April, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Brisbane. You will leave for Launceston on the 7th (Fri).
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Launceston — 2 nights

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've now added Cataract Gorge Scenic Chairlift to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Launceston tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Launceston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Brisbane in April, with highs in Launceston at 20°C and lows at 7°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to St Helens.
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St Helens — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bay of Fires as well as Little Blue Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Bay of Fires and then contemplate the waterfront views at Little Blue Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our St Helens online road trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Bicheno.
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Bicheno — 1 night

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. On the 11th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole and then see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bicheno travel planner.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Bicheno takes an hour. In April in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 1 day

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 12th (Wed): stroll through Coles Bay Jetty and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

Plan my day in Coles Bay using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Coles Bay is just a stone's throw from Bicheno. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 3 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Salamanca Market, Tessellated Pavement, Tasman Arch, and other attractions. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Sandy Bay, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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