9 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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9 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Auckland

2
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Port Arthur is known for historic sites, trails, nature, breweries & distilleries, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Port Arthur Historic Site, walk around Tasman National Park, make a trip to Australian Convict Sites, and take in nature's colorful creations at Memorial Garden.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur journey builder tool .

Auckland, New Zealand to Port Arthur is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Auckland in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Port Arthur, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

5
nights
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 19th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trip

Richmond Bridge
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Food Tours
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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