15 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Derwent Bridge
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
South Bruny, Bruny Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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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. To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Derwent Bridge day trip website .

Sydney to Derwent Bridge is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.
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The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. On the 5th (Wed), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner .

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Hobart in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Richmond
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Food Tours

5
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman Arch & Fortescue Bay).

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur visit planning app .

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to South Bruny.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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South Bruny, Bruny Island

South Bruny ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse, then learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, then look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey, and finally make a trip to The Neck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of South Bruny National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the South Bruny trip builder .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to South Bruny takes 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in South Bruny can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in South Bruny

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Bruny Island Premium Wines, Bruny Island Honey
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

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