14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 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
Drive
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Sheffield
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strahan
Drive
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Queenstown
Drive
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Mount Field National Park
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
— 1 day
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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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Port Arthur
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Devonport
— 1 day
Unknown
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Mount Waverley
— 1 night
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

— 1 night
To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mount Waverley online trip builder.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife

Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel 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 will leave for Sheffield on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Sheffield

— 3 nights
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Your day by day itinerary now includes Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, Dove Lake Circuit and Cradle Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Cradle Mountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheffield online visit planner.

Sheffield is very close to Devonport. In December in Sheffield, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Strahan.

Things to do in Sheffield

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Strahan travel route planner.

Drive from Sheffield to Strahan in 2.5 hours. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to Queenstown.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Queenstown

The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Queenstown day trip app.

Drive from Strahan to Queenstown in an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Thu) before leaving for Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Mount Field National Park

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Field National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Queenstown to Mount Field National Park takes 3 hours. December in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature · Parks
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Hobart

— 1 night

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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hobart visit planner.

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. You will leave for Bruny Island on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Bruny Island

— 1 day
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 24th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at The Neck.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bruny Island sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. December in Bruny Island sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Wildlife · Parks
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Hobart

— 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

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

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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.
Port Arthur Historic Site has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Museums
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Hobart

— 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

You've now added Salamanca Market to your itinerary. On the 25th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington and then identify plant and animal life at Wellington Park.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip planning website.

You can 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 26th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Coles Bay

— 1 night
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.
You've now added Bay of Fires to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay road trip planner.

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 up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Launceston travel route 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, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Devonport

— 1 day
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, Antique Emporium and House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate. On the 29th (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 enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Devonport trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mount Waverley.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Mount Waverley

— 1 night
On the 30th (Thu), grab your bike and head to Kalang Park, then buy something for everyone on your list at Brand Smart, then identify plant and animal life at Damper Creek Reserve, and finally walk around Valley Reserve.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Waverley tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Devonport to Mount Waverley with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Devonport in December since evenings lows in Mount Waverley dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Wildlife · Parks · Nightlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Ballarat

— 1 day

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 31st (Fri), get engrossed in the history at The Gold Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park, then view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Ballarat, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Wendouree.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Ballarat trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mount Waverley to Ballarat in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Waverley.

Things to do in Ballarat

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Nature

Mount Waverley

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Brighton Bathing Boxes.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mount Waverley road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Mount Waverley takes 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for home.
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Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.

Freycinet travel guide

4.5
Trails · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Explore the picturesque Friendly Beaches, dine on an abundance of fresh seafood, and spend the night at one of Australia’s exclusive luxury lodges. Freycinet National Park is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive north from Hobart or two hours drive south from Launceston. If you have time to spare, wind your way here along one of Australia's most dramatic road trips, the Great Eastern Drive.

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