9 days in Devonport & Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Devonport & Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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Devonport
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Derwent Bridge
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Eaglehawk Neck
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Hobart
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Devonport

Devonport
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Devonport: Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Dove Lake Circuit & Cradle Mountain) and Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, look for gifts at Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts, sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery, and don't miss a visit to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Devonport trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Devonport is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Auckland in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Devonport, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

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Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): make a trip to King William Saddle, then take in the awesome beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, and then appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Derwent Bridge using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Derwent Bridge takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park ©
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Derwent Bridge to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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Hobart

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, then take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hobart journey tool.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daytime highs in Hobart are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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