8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner

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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
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Bridport
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive

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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 as well as Richmond Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Eaglehawk Neck (Tessellated Pavement & Dog Line) and Port Arthur Historic Site (in Port Arthur). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, stop by Aspect Design, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hobart trip builder website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Hobart. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip planner.

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. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Trails

Side Trip

1
night
St Helens

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, look for gifts at The Shop in the Bush, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the St Helens online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in St Helens are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bridport.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

1
night
Bridport

Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): tee off at Barnbougle Dunes, then steep yourself in history at Bridestowe Lavender Estate, and then take an in-depth tour of Dorset Museum and Oakdene Gardens.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bridport visit planning website.

Drive from St Helens to Bridport in 2 hours. March in Bridport sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Launceston.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors · Golf · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Launceston vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bridport to Launceston takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Launceston are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.