56 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

56 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 22 nights
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Drive to Kettering, Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 6 nights
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Strathgordon
— 6 nights
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Derwent Bridge
— 5 nights
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Port Arthur
— 10 nights
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Oatlands
— 6 nights
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Hobart

— 22 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Richmond (Zoodoo Zoo & Pressing Matters), Huonville (Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider & Picton River) and Kettering (Raptor Refuge & Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate). On the 11th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hobart visit planner.

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Bruny Island

— 6 nights
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park. Spend the 7th (Wed) wandering through the wild on Inala Nature Tours. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Neck, stroll through Fluted Cape Trail, examine the collection at Bruny Island History Room, and look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Strathgordon.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Strathgordon

— 6 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strathgordon: Maydena (Junee Caves, Maydena Bike Park, &more).

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Strathgordon journey planning app.

You can drive from Bruny Island to Strathgordon in 4 hours. On the 14th (Wed), you're off to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Strathgordon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Derwent Bridge

— 5 nights
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Derwent Bridge side-trips: Tarraleah (Tarraleah Power Station Lookout & Tarraleah Falls) and Great Lake (in Miena). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap, get great views at King William Saddle, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Derwent Bridge tour planner.

Traveling by car from Strathgordon to Derwent Bridge takes 3 hours. You will leave for Port Arthur on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Arthur

— 10 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dunalley (Denison Canal & Bangor Vineyard Shed) and Eaglehawk Neck (Waterfall Bay, Devil's Kitchen, &more). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, contemplate the long history of The Church, get a new perspective on things with Wild Ocean Tasmania, and take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur trip planner.

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. July in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Oatlands.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Oatlands

— 6 nights
Oatlands is an important historical village on the shores of Lake Dulverton in the centre of Tasmania, Australia. Explore Oatlands' surroundings by going to Donaghys Lookout (in Franklin), Bothwell (Nant Distillery, Ratho Golf Course, &more) and Kempton (Old Kempton Distillery & Belgrove Distillery). There's much more to do: make a trip to Callington Mill, explore the activities along Lake Dulverton, take in the exciting artwork at Podium Art, and stop by Casaveen Knitwear Australia.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Oatlands online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Oatlands takes 2 hours. July in Oatlands sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Oatlands

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips