16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Mount Waverley
— 1 night
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Devonport
— 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
— 1 day
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Hobart
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Arthur
— Few hours
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
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St Helens
— Few hours
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Launceston
— 1 night
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Devonport
— 1 night
Unknown
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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
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Ballarat
— Few hours
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Geelong
— Few hours
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Mount Waverley
— 1 night
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Cowes
— 1 day
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Mount Waverley
— 1 night
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Mount Waverley

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Waverley trip itinerary planner.

Sydney to Mount Waverley is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In December, Mount Waverley is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. You will leave for Devonport on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:

few
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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.
To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Devonport online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Waverley to Devonport. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mount Waverley in December: high temperatures in Devonport hover around 25°C and lows are around 10°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:

1
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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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner.

Drive from Devonport to Hobart in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for Bruny Island on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:

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Bruny Island

Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Cape Bruny Lighthouse, learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, and then explore and take pictures at The Neck.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Bruny Island trip tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Bruny Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Winery / Vineyard
Bruny Island Premium Wines
3.6
The Neck ©
Wildlife Area
The Neck
4.8

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

On the 25th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Mount Wellington ©
Must see
Mount Wellington
4.8
Salamanca Market ©
Shopping
Salamanca Market
4.4

few
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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 engrossed in the history at Port Arthur Historic Site.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
Highlights from your trip

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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.
To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bay of Fires Conservation Area and then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read St Helens trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

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.
Cataract Gorge Cruises has been added to your itinerary.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Launceston trip simple and quick.

Getting from St Helens to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip app.

You can take a bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Dove Lake Circuit
World heritage site
Dove Lake Circuit
4.8
Lake St. Clair ©
World heritage site
Lake St. Clair
4.3

1
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Devonport

You've now added Don River Railway to your itinerary.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport planner.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Mount Waverley.

Things to do in Devonport

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Seahorse World ©
Aquarium
Seahorse World
4.4
Don River Railway ©
Specialty Museum
Don River Railway
4.3

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Mount Waverley

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Mount Waverley fast, fun, and easy.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Devonport to Mount Waverley. Traveling from Devonport in December, Mount Waverley is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Bendigo.

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

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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), take in nature's colorful creations at Rosalind Park, then go deep underground at Central Deborah Gold Mine, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Weeroona.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bendigo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Mount Waverley to Bendigo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mount Waverley.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Rosalind Park ©
Historic Walking Area
Rosalind Park
4.6
Lake Weeroona ©
Water Body
Lake Weeroona
4.7

2
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Mount Waverley

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Brighton Bathing Boxes and then enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Mount Waverley travel route planner.

Getting from Bendigo to Mount Waverley by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

few
hours
Ballarat

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ballarat online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mount Waverley to Ballarat by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Lake Wendouree ©
Water Body
Lake Wendouree
4.7
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Wildlife Area
Ballarat Wildlife Park
4.4

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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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stop by Mind Games.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Geelong trip planner.

You can drive from Ballarat to Geelong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Geelong are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mount Waverley.

Things to do in Geelong

Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Mind Games ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Mind Games
4.4

1
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Mount Waverley

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Waverley journey planner.

Getting from Geelong to Mount Waverley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. You will leave for Cowes on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:

1
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Cowes

Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, then head off the coast to Churchill Island, then get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, and finally head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Cowes vacation planner.

Getting from Mount Waverley to Cowes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daily temperatures in Cowes can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Waverley.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
A Maze'N Things ©
Theme Park
A Maze'N Things
4.3

1
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Mount Waverley

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mount Waverley tour planner.

You can drive from Cowes to Mount Waverley in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Mount Waverley

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:

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