5 days in Hobart & Port Arthur Itinerary

5 days in Hobart & Port Arthur Itinerary

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5 days in Hobart & Port Arthur Itinerary

Start: Hobart
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Hobart

1
night
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 14th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market and then snap pictures at Tasman Bridge. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and finally step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip planning app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Hobart. In October, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Macquarie Island
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Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

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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.
Port Arthur Historic Site has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then hike along Three Capes Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park and then get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur journey builder website .

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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