7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hobart
— 3 nights
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
3
Bruny Island
— 1 night
4
Huonville
— 1 night

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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and look for gifts at Aspect Design.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary planning app.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get slightly colder in Hobart: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Port Arthur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

1
night
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 14th (Mon): look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey, don't miss a visit to The Neck, and then stroll through Fluted Cape Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island road trip planning website.

Getting from Port Arthur to Bruny Island by combination of bus, ferry, and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. September in Bruny Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Huonville.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Outdoors Trails
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

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night
Huonville

Huonville ©
Huonville is a town on the Huon River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): trek along Mount Misery Walk, thenstop by Woof Gallery, and then take in breathtaking views at Pelverata Falls Track.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read Huonville trip maker.

Traveling by journey from Bruny Island to Huonville takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Huonville can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Huonville

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Woof Gallery
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Mount Misery Walk ©
Mount Misery Walk

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