12 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

12 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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12 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Hobart
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Adventure Bay, Bruny Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

7
nights
Hobart

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Every Man and His Dog Vineyard and Narryna Heritage Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like North Hobart and Lark Distillery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bothwell (Bothwell War Memorial & Nant Distillery), Zoodoo Zoo (in Richmond) and Callington Mill (in Oatlands). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Sullivans Cove, kick back and relax at Long Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online driving holiday planner .

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Richmond, Bothwell, Callington Mill
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North Hobart ©
North Hobart
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard ©
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove

3
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site and Tasman National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Port Arthur Historic Site and Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur. Explore Port Arthur's surroundings by going to Eaglehawk Neck (Fortescue Bay, Waterfall Bay, & more).

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Adventure Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay

1
night
Adventure Bay, Bruny Island

Adventure Bay ©
Adventure Bay is the name of both a township and a geographical feature on the eastern side of Bruny Island, Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fluted Cape Trail, and then stop by Bruny Island Honey.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Adventure Bay trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Port Arthur to Adventure Bay in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adventure Bay

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Bruny Island Honey
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Fluted Cape Trail ©
Fluted Cape Trail
Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration ©
Bruny Island Honey ©
Bruny Island Honey

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