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 Inala Nature Tours. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Fluted Cape Trail, make a trip to Cape Bruny Lighthouse, and see the interesting displays at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bruny Island tour itinerary planning website.

Brisbane to Bruny Island is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in January; daily highs in Bruny Island reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
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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 Cape Raoul. Explore Port Arthur's surroundings by going to Bangor Vineyard Shed (in Dunalley) and Tasman Arch (in Eaglehawk Neck). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Wild Ocean Tasmania, get engrossed in the history at Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, and make a trip to Tessellated Pavement.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Port Arthur trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus from Bruny Island to Port Arthur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hobart.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums
Side Trips
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Hobart — 4 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sullivans Cove and The Wicked Cheese Co.. And it doesn't end there: see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Sandy Bay, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, and gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart online vacation planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Hobart, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping
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