45 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

45 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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45 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Bruny Island
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hobart
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Taranna
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Geeveston
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Maydena
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Derwent Bridge
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

7
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Neck, trek along Fluted Cape Trail, do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines, and view the masterpieces at Art at The Point Gallery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bruny Island holiday maker .

Brisbane to Bruny Island is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in January: high temperatures in Bruny Island hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off toHobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

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

12
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Zoodoo Zoo (in Richmond) and Shene Tasmania (in Pontville). On the 24th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Cascade Brewery, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. January in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Taranna.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Shene Tasmania
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Food Tours
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

7
nights
Taranna

Taranna ©
Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taranna: Port Arthur (Shipstern Bluff & Lime Bay State Reserve). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, don't miss a visit to Mount Brown and Crescent Bay Walking Track, and identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Taranna trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Taranna takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Taranna

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
When in Geeveston, make a side trip to see Duck Hole Lake Walk in Dover, approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tahune Forest AirWalk, learn about winemaking at St Imre Vineyard, admire the sheer force of Arve Falls, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pagan Cider.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Geeveston trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Taranna to Geeveston in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Geeveston can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Maydena.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Dover, Cygnet
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Pagan Cider ©
Pagan Cider
Makers on Church St ©
Makers on Church St

6
nights
Maydena

Maydena ©
Maydena is a locality in Tasmania, Australia, alongside the River Tyenna.Maydena is on the Gordon River Road, south west of New Norfolk, through the Bushy Park Hop Fields, past the Styx Valley, turn left at Westerway, past Mount Field National Park and Russell Falls, through Tyenna and Fitzgerald townships and then up to Maydena itself. Venture out of the city with trips to Strathgordon (Creepy Crawly Nature Trail, Serpentine Dam, & more), Donaghys Lookout (in Franklin) and Bothwell (Nant Distillery & Australasian Golf Museum). Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at Maydena Bike Park, explore the activities along Styx Valley, and explore the fascinating underground world of Junee Caves.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maydena travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Geeveston to Maydena takes 2.5 hours. In February in Maydena, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 21st (Thu), you'll travel to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Maydena

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Strathgordon, Bothwell, Donaghys Lookout
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Maydena Bike Park ©
Maydena Bike Park
Styx Valley ©
Styx Valley
Gordon Dam ©
Gordon Dam

7
nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Derwent Bridge: Tarraleah (Tarraleah Power Station Lookout & Tarraleah Falls), Great Lake (in Miena) and Ratho Golf Course (in Bothwell). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness, take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap, take some stellar pictures from King William Saddle, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Derwent Bridge trip builder site .

Getting from Maydena to Derwent Bridge by car takes about 2 hours. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tarraleah, Great Lake, Ratho Golf Course
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Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

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