15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Mount Waverley
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Mount Waverley
— 1 night
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Devonport
— Few hours
Drive
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Sheffield
— 2 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— Few hours
Drive
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Queenstown
— Few hours
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
— Few hours
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Arthur
— Few hours
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night
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Drive to Kettering, Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— Few hours
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Hobart
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 day
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Devonport
— 1 day
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Mount Waverley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bendigo
— 1 day
Drive
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Mount Waverley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ballarat
— 1 day
Drive
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Mount Waverley
— 1 night
Drive to Melbourne International Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Mount Waverley

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Waverley online tour itinerary planner.

Sydney to Mount Waverley is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In December, Mount Waverley is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife

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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.
For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Waverley to Devonport. Traveling from Mount Waverley in December, things will get a bit cooler in Devonport: highs are around 25°C and lows about 10°C. You'll set off for Sheffield on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Sheffield

Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Your day by day itinerary now includes Dove Lake Circuit as well as Cradle Mountain.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sheffield trip itinerary website.

Sheffield is just a short distance from Devonport. December in Sheffield sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Strahan.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan route builder tool.

Drive from Sheffield to Strahan in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Queenstown on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

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Queenstown

The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Queenstown travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Queenstown takes an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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Mount Field National Park

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Field National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from Queenstown to Mount Field National Park in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Salamanca Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart itinerary website.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

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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.
You've now added Port Arthur Historic Site to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Port Arthur vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

You've now added Mount Wellington to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip builder site.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Bruny Island

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Bruny Island holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Bruny Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hobart day trip tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bay of Fires. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay and then take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip builder site.

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bridestowe Lavender Estate as well as Cataract Gorge Cruises.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner.

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 December, daytime highs in Launceston are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Devonport

Your day by day itinerary now includes Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, Antique Emporium and House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Don River Railway, then examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Devonport trip builder app.

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mount Waverley.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Mount Waverley

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Kalang Park, then identify plant and animal life at Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Damper Creek Reserve, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Valley Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Chadstone - The Fashion Capital, steep yourself in history at Caulfield Racecourse, then kick back and relax at Brighton Beach, and finally make a trip to Brighton Bathing Boxes.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Waverley trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Devonport to Mount Waverley. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mount Waverley when traveling from Devonport in December, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Bendigo.

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Bendigo

The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
On the 2nd (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Rosalind Park, go deep underground at Central Deborah Gold Mine, and then explore the activities along Lake Weeroona.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bendigo travel route builder tool.

Getting from Mount Waverley to Bendigo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Waverley.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Mount Waverley

On the 3rd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Karkarook Park, then take a peaceful walk through Malvern Urban Forest, and then browse the range of quality goods at Brand Smart.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Waverley trip maker.

You can drive from Bendigo to Mount Waverley in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Ballarat

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Gold Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery of Ballarat, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ballarat travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Mount Waverley to Ballarat takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Waverley.

Things to do in Ballarat

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Mount Waverley

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mount Waverley driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ballarat to Mount Waverley in 2 hours. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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