14 days in Halls Gap, Tasmania & Melbourne Itinerary

14 days in Halls Gap, Tasmania & Melbourne Itinerary

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14 days in Halls Gap, Tasmania & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Halls Gap
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  14​h
2
Devonport
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Launceston
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Maydena
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Moina
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Devonport
— 1 day
ferry:  11​h
10
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

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night
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Venus Baths Loop, Grampians Adventure Golf and The Gap Vineyard. On the 20th (Fri), do a tasting at Grampians Estate Cellar Door and then do a tasting at The Gap Vineyard. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Grampians Adventure Golf and then trek along Venus Baths Loop.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap day trip planning site .

Adelaide to Halls Gap is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Wineries Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grampians Estate Cellar Door
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Grampians Estate Cellar Door ©
Grampians Estate Cellar Door

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hours
Devonport

Devonport
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Devonport road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Halls Gap to Devonport takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge and then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston travel route builder tool .

Take a bus from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Derby.

Things to do in Launceston

Nature Parks
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The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Alexandra Suspension Bridge ©
Alexandra Suspension Bridge

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nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby ) is a small Australian town located in the northeast of Tasmania.The area had been surveyed in 1855, but was not settled until 1874, when George Renison Bell discovered tin in the area. You've now added Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails to your itinerary.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Derby travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Derby takes 1.5 hours. December in Derby sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Bicheno.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue Tier
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Blue Tier ©
Blue Tier
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails

1
night
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Freycinet Vineyards as well as Freycinet Adventures. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, take a tour by water with Freycinet Adventures, and then learn about winemaking at Freycinet Vineyards.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bicheno driving holiday app .

Drive from Derby to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Bicheno can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Freycinet Adventures ©
Freycinet Adventures
Freycinet Vineyards ©
Freycinet Vineyards

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt Wellington Descent Bike Ride, Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planning app .

Drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Maydena.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Wobbly Boot Vineyard, Huon Jet Boat, Puddleduck Vineyard, Old Kempton Distillery, Home Hill Winery
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Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours ©
Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours
Puddleduck Vineyard ©
Puddleduck Vineyard
Home Hill Winery ©
Home Hill Winery

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night
Maydena

Maydena ©
Maydena is a locality in Tasmania, Australia, alongside the River Tyenna.Maydena is on the Gordon River Road, south west of New Norfolk, through the Bushy Park Hop Fields, past the Styx Valley, turn left at Westerway, past Mount Field National Park and Russell Falls, through Tyenna and Fitzgerald townships and then up to Maydena itself. Maydena Bike Park has been added to your itinerary.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Maydena online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Maydena in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Moina.

Things to do in Maydena

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Maydena Bike Park ©
Maydena Bike Park

2
nights
Moina

Moina ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake St. Clair, Waldheim Alpine Spa and Cradle Mountain Canyons. On the 29th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Leven Valley Vineyard. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons, then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Waldheim Alpine Spa.

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Traveling by car from Maydena to Moina takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Moina are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Moina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Leven Valley Vineyard
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Waldheim Alpine Spa ©
Waldheim Alpine Spa
Leven Valley Vineyard ©
Leven Valley Vineyard

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coles Beach as well as Spreyton Cider Co. On the 31st (Tue), get behind the scenes at Spreyton Cider Co and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Devonport route maker .

Traveling by car from Moina to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Devonport

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Spreyton Cider Co ©
Spreyton Cider Co

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 1st (Wed), explore the world behind art at ArtVo.

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You can fly from Devonport to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Devonport in January, expect Melbourne to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums
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ArtVo ©
ArtVo

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