8 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

8 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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8 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Taranna
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

4
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.
Get outdoors at Raptor Refuge and Nature & Wildlife Tours. North Hobart and Puddleduck Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate (in Kettering) and Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, wander the streets of Sullivans Cove, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Hobart day trip planning site .

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 little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Hobart reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Taranna.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Kettering, Nonesuch Distillery
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove

3
nights
Taranna

Taranna ©
Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cape Raoul and Fortescue Bay. Get some cultural insight at Port Arthur Historic Site and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, get outside with Tasman Arch, and explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Taranna day trip website .

You can drive from Hobart to Taranna in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Taranna can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taranna

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Port Arthur
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay

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