5 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

5 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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5 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 30​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney


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.
Popular historic sites such as Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Constitution Dock are in your itinerary. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Sweets and Treats in Richmond, about 30 minutes away. On the 14th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip planning tool .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in March; daily highs in Hobart reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
On the 16th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Port Arthur
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave