35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Devonport
— 4 nights
2
Burnie
— 1 night
3
Smithton
— 2 nights
4
Arthur River
— 1 night
5
Strahan
— 2 nights
6
Queenstown
— 2 nights
7
Tarraleah
— 3 nights
8
Strathgordon
— 2 nights
9
Hobart
— 3 nights
10
Southport
— 3 nights
11
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
12
Bruny Island
— 2 nights
13
Swansea
— 2 nights
14
Scamander
— 2 nights
15
Launceston
— 3 nights

4
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Explore Devonport's surroundings by going to Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh), Gunns Plains (Wings Wildlife Park & Gunns Plains Caves) and Mole Creek (Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary & Mole Creek Caves). There's lots more to do: stroll around The Tasmanian Arboretum, experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, browse the collection at Devonport Library, and make a trip to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Devonport. In April in Devonport, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Mole Creek, Alum Cliffs, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

1
night
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. On the 10th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Fern Glade Reserve, explore the world behind art at Makers Workshop, and then let little ones run wild at Burnie Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Burnie trip builder.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Burnie takes an hour. April in Burnie sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Smithton.

Things to do in Burnie

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wynyard
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Makers Workshop ©
Makers Workshop
Burnie Park ©
Burnie Park
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

2
nights
Smithton

Smithton ©
Smithton is a town on the far north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Trethewies Lookout and then make a trip to The Arty Duck. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Big Tree, don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, thenlook for gifts at The Angel's Share, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, and finally take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Smithton journey tool.

Traveling by car from Burnie to Smithton takes 1.5 hours. In April in Smithton, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Arthur River.

Things to do in Smithton

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stanley, The Big Tree
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Stanley Discovery Museum ©
Stanley Discovery Museum

1
night
Arthur River

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours and then admire all the interesting features of The Tarkine Drive.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Arthur River day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Smithton to Arthur River takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Arthur River

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Strahan online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Arthur River to Strahan in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Queenstown.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan

2
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Horsetail Falls and then take in panoramic vistas at Iron Blow Lookout. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Nelson Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes, thensee the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, and finally discover the riches below the earth's surface at Spion Kop Lookout.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Queenstown journey planner.

Getting from Strahan to Queenstown by car takes about an hour. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Tarraleah.

Things to do in Queenstown

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Iron Blow Lookout
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Iron Blow Lookout ©
Iron Blow Lookout
Spion Kop Lookout ©
Spion Kop Lookout

3
nights
Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
Get out of town with these interesting Tarraleah side-trips: Derwent Bridge (The Wall in the Wilderness, King William Saddle, &more), Bothwell (Australasian Golf Museum, Nant Distillery, &more) and Mount Field National Park (Horseshoe Falls, Russell Falls, &more).

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tarraleah trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Queenstown to Tarraleah takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Strathgordon.

Things to do in Tarraleah

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Derwent Bridge, Bothwell, Mount Field National Park
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Ratho Golf Course ©
Ratho Golf Course

2
nights
Strathgordon

Strathgordon ©
On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Gordon River, thenadmire the engineering at Serpentine Dam, thenadmire the engineering at Gordon Dam, and finally trek along Creepy Crawly Nature Trail.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Strathgordon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tarraleah to Strathgordon takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strathgordon

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Styx Valley, Gordon River
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Gordon Dam ©
Gordon Dam
Gordon River ©
Gordon River
Serpentine Dam ©
Serpentine Dam

3
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

Find out how to plan Hobart trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Strathgordon to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Southport.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Southport

Southport ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Southport: South Cape Bay (in Southwest National Park), Geeveston (Tahune Forest AirWalk, The Wall Of Lollies, &more) and Enchanted Woods (in Castle Forbes Bay).

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Southport route planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Southport takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Southport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Geeveston, Dover, South Cape Bay, Duckhole Lake, Enchanted Woods
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay

2
nights
Port Arthur

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.
On the 30th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, thenexplore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, thenpause for some photo ops at Dog Line, and finally take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. On your second day here, hike along Three Capes Track.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur vacation planner.

You can drive from Southport to Port Arthur in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site

2
nights
Bruny Island

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 2nd (Sat): experience rural life at Bruny Island Berry Farm, thenadmire all the interesting features of The Neck, and then do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bruny Island planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, ferry, and taxi from Port Arthur to Bruny Island takes 5.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Wildlife Wineries Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
The Neck ©
The Neck
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines

2
nights
Swansea

On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then steep yourself in history at Spiky Bridge.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bruny Island to Swansea. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Scamander.

Things to do in Swansea

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Coles Bay, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

2
nights
Scamander

Scamander ©
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. On the 5th (Tue), examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Scamander travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Scamander takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Scamander

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

St Helens, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Pyengana Dairy, St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

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Launceston

Launceston ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston online route builder.

You can drive from Scamander to Launceston in 2 hours. In May in Launceston, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Holm Oak Vineyards, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tamar Valley Art Shack
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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