7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary maker

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Fly
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Devonport
— 1 night
Drive
2
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
3
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sheffield
— 3 nights
Drive to Devonport Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, then identify plant and animal life at Murray's Day Out Tasmania, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Devonport online trip itinerary maker.

Sydney to Devonport is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Devonport hover around 25°C and lows are around 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston journey planning site.

Getting from Devonport to Launceston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:

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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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hobart travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Hobart sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sheffield.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:

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Sheffield

Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot and Mosaic Pathway. Change things up with these side-trips from Sheffield: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain Canyons, Dove Lake Circuit, &more).

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sheffield travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Sheffield takes 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.