16 days in Tasmania & Sydney Itinerary

16 days in Tasmania & Sydney Itinerary

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16 days in Tasmania & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  6​h
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Queenstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Hobart

Hobart
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 where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip builder app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Hobart is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Hobart is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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2
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, explore the striking landscape of Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jukes, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nelson Falls, and finally take some stellar pictures from Iron Blow Lookout.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Queenstown trip planner .

Drive from Hobart to Queenstown in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Strahan, Iron Blow Lookout
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Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner .

Drive from Queenstown to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. On the 8th (Fri), you're off toSt Helens.

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

Parks Nature
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

2
nights
St Helens

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.
On the 8th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at St Helens Point Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens trip builder .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to St Helens takes 5 hours. In November in St Helens, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Pyengana Dairy
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Pyengana Dairy ©
Pyengana Dairy

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.
On the 10th (Sun), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Coles Bay trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Hobart sightseeing planning app .

Getting from St Helens to Hobart by car takes about 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Port Arthur Historic Site
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

4
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

Getting from Hobart to Sydney by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in November; daily highs in Sydney reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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