27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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Glenrowan
— 1 night
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Port Campbell
— 1 night
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Geelong
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Devonport
— 2 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Dover
— 2 nights
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Bruny Island
— 1 night
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Hobart
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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St Helens
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Derwent Bridge
— 1 night
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Devonport
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Geelong
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Gundagai
— 1 night
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Glenrowan — 1 night

Glenrowan is a small town located in the Wangaratta local government area of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at NED KELLY MUSEUM & HOMESTEAD.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Glenrowan day trip planning website.

Budgewoi to Glenrowan is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Glenrowan when traveling from Budgewoi in November, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.
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Port Campbell — 1 night

Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Ard Gorge.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Port Campbell trip maker app.

You can drive from Glenrowan to Port Campbell in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Geelong.
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Geelong

Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. On the 9th (Wed), cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Geelong visit site.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Geelong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November in Geelong, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Devonport.
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Devonport — 2 nights

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 10th (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

Discover how to plan a Devonport trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Geelong to Devonport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Geelong, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Devonport, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Eaglehawk Neck.
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Eaglehawk Neck — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): stroll through Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and then get outside with Tasman Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park and then awaken your taste buds at Bangor Vineyard Shed.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck road trip planning website.

You can drive from Devonport to Eaglehawk Neck in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In November in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will leave for Port Arthur on the 14th (Mon).
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Port Arthur — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Arthur trip planner.

Port Arthur is very close to Eaglehawk Neck. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Dover.
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Dover — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Duckhole Lake and then stroll through Duck Hole Lake Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hartz Mountains National Park.

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

Getting from Port Arthur to Dover by car takes about 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Dover are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.
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Bruny Island — 1 night

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bruny Island trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Dover to Bruny Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hobart.
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Hobart — 2 nights

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.
You've now added Mount Wellington to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and then sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart sightseeing planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Coles Bay on the 21st (Mon).
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Coles Bay — 2 nights

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 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Freycinet National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. You will leave for St Helens on the 23rd (Wed).
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St Helens — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, and then brush up on your military savvy at Warship & Marine Corps Museum.

Before you visit St Helens, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. November in St Helens sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.
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Launceston — 2 nights

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 24th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley. On your second day here, stop by Honey Tasmania, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Seahorse World, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Platypus House, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Launceston trip planning site.

Getting from St Helens to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Derwent Bridge.
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Derwent Bridge — 1 night

Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. On the 26th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness and then get great views at King William Saddle.

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Getting from Launceston to Derwent Bridge by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Strahan on the 27th (Sun).
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Strahan — 2 nights

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Derwent Bridge to Strahan takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 2 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 29th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, stroll through Devils @ Cradle, and then take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park visit planning website.

Traveling by bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Devonport.
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Devonport

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport attractions planner.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 1st (Thu), you're off to Geelong.
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Geelong

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Geelong online holiday planner.

Getting from Devonport to Geelong by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Devonport in December, expect nights in Geelong to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll travel to Gundagai.
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Gundagai — 1 night

Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Dog On The Tucker Box and then snap pictures at The Prince Alfred Bridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gundagai driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Geelong to Gundagai by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Geelong in December, expect Gundagai to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for home.
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Australia travel guide

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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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Tasmania travel guide

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Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.
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