10 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

10 days in Hobart and South Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly to Hobart, Ferry to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 2 nights
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Taxi to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering Ferry Terminal, Ferry Rd, Bus to Port Arthur
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Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Bruny Island

— 2 nights
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Explore hidden gems such as South Bruny National Park and Fluted Cape Trail. Spend the 1st (Sat) wandering through the wild on Inala Nature Tours. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration and make a trip to Cape Bruny Lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bruny Island trip itinerary tool.

Brisbane to Bruny Island is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane in January, things will get a bit cooler in Bruny Island: highs are around 26°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
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Port Arthur

— 3 nights
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Three Capes Track and Wild Ocean Tasmania. Explore Port Arthur's surroundings by going to Tasman Arch (in Eaglehawk Neck) and Bangor Vineyard Shed (in Dunalley). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul, take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, and explore and take pictures at Tessellated Pavement.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Port Arthur trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus from Bruny Island to Port Arthur in 5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

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Hobart

— 4 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kayaking & Canoeing and Every Man and His Dog Vineyard. There's lots more to do: take a memorable excursion with Day Trips, sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery, gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, and pick up some local products at Farm Gate Market.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Hobart online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Wineries · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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