14 days in Jimbour East & Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Jimbour East & Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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14 days in Jimbour East & Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Jimbour East
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
2
Bruny Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Taranna
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Jimbour East

Jimbour East ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Jimbour.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jimbour East journey planner.

Sydney to Jimbour East is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in April, Jimbour East is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Jimbour East

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Bunya Mountains National Park
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Bunya Mountains National Park ©
Bunya Mountains National Park
Jimbour ©
Jimbour

2
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Get some cultural insight at Art at The Point Gallery and Cape Bruny Lighthouse. Let the collections at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration and Bruny Island History Room capture your imagination. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fluted Cape Trail, make a trip to The Neck, and look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bruny Island sightseeing planner .

Explore your travel options from Jimbour East to Bruny Island with the Route module. Traveling from Jimbour East in April, things will get slightly colder in Bruny Island: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Trails
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

5
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church. Head to Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider and Henry Jones Design Galleryfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Raptor Refuge (in Kettering) and Shene Tasmania (in Pontville). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, do a tasting at Pooley Wines, get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and take a stroll through Sullivans Cove.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Bruny Island to Hobart by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In April in Hobart, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Taranna.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Shene Tasmania, Raptor Refuge
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Runnymede House ©
Runnymede House

4
nights
Taranna

Taranna ©
Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fortescue Bay and Tasman Arch. Let the collections at Port Arthur Historic Site and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site capture your imagination. Take a break from Taranna with a short trip to Lime Bay State Reserve in Port Arthur, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: trek along Three Capes Track, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Taranna travel route planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Taranna in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Taranna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taranna

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Eaglehawk Neck
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul