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Advice? Packing for both cold Tasmania & warm Queensland in September?

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We'd like to go a little later, but September it must be. I was able to make Queensland our first stop, arriving the end of the first week of September, trying to squeeze every possible day of temperature increase out of Tasmania before we arrive there around September 21st. But snow is still a possibility then, right? Especially around Cradle Mountain?

This creates a packing challenge, because this is a big trip for us, starting in warm Queensland, then on to cool (or cold) Tasmania, then up to Bali, Laos and Vietnam before flying home from Hong Kong. For us, the biggest trip either of us has ever taken. And packing would be easy if not for Tasmania. Just bring warm weather clothes.

But Tasmania sounds like a real wild card. I'm hoping for no snow at Cradle Mountain, as we want to be able to walk on the trails there, and we so much want to see the beautiful moss, buttongrass and ferns uncovered. I was at Cradle Mountain several years ago (in December) on a work trip, but only for 2 days. It was such a tease to be whisked around, rushing past such gorgeous scenery. I just had to return to see Tasmania again on a more proper timetable!

Our rough plan is to drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain, then Strahan, along the Lyell Highway to somewhere in central Tasmania, down to Hobart, then up the east coast to Freycinet/Bicheno/Binalong before returning to Launceston.

So, I'm thinking dress in layers. A waterproof outer shell, with sweaters and shirts underneath. Footwear could be a problem, but I'm weighing a couple of possible solutions:
Since we can't lug snow boots all over Asia for the rest of our trip, I'm considering those thin flexible galoshes that slip over regular shoes. We're not serious hikers, so they'd really be for walking if we encounter snow or muddy conditions. We might even throw them out after Tasmania to save room/weight.
I'm also considering bringing proper coats/boots and then mailing them back home to the US. Anyone have an idea of what postage might cost?

I'd really appreciate any thoughts/advice from those who know Tasmania and the likely September weather. And I do understand that Tasmania weather is very unpredictable. Thanks!

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