9 days in Hobart & Brisbane Itinerary

9 days in Hobart & Brisbane Itinerary

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9 days in Hobart & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Salamanca Market and Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Port Arthur Historic Site and Mona. Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island, browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning tool .

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 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 March; daily highs in Hobart reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur Historic Site, Macquarie Island, Museum of Old and New Art
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

5
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Get some cultural insight at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. Head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centrefor plenty of shopping. Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Surfer's Paradise Beach in Surfers Paradise--about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, kick back and relax at Dicky Beach, and stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Brisbane holiday planner .

You can fly from Hobart to Brisbane in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in March; daily highs in Brisbane reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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