8 days in Greater Hobart & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Greater Hobart & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

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Hobart
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— 5 nights

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Hobart

— 2 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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, look for all kinds of wild species at Wellington Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Hobart tour planning website.

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 5 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 11th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, head outdoors with Explore4WD, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and snap pictures at Sandridge Bridge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Greater Hobart travel guide

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Mountains · Art Museums · Shopping