10 days in Greater Hobart & Mount Field National Park Itinerary

10 days in Greater Hobart & Mount Field National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Greater Hobart & Mount Field National Park Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  1​h 30​min
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney


Hobart ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages. Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Constitution Dock will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, take some stellar pictures from Shot Tower, contemplate the long history of Salamanca Arts Centre, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hobart online trip itinerary builder .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Hobart reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, Shot Tower
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages ©
Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages

Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Russell Falls. On the 6th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Tall Trees Walk, take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Russell Falls. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Styx Valley, then trek along Creepy Crawly Nature Trail, and then see human ingenuity at work at Gordon Dam.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mount Field National Park can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Strathgordon, Styx Valley, Nant Distillery
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls
Styx Valley ©
Styx Valley