7 days in Hobart and South Tasmania & Melbourne Itinerary

7 days in Hobart and South Tasmania & Melbourne Itinerary

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7 days in Hobart and South Tasmania & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the views from Richmond Bridge, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hobart is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in October: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Richmond Bridge
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planning tool .

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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