Best of Hobart & Southern Tasmania

4 Days | Explore culture and cuisine on this short coastal adventure

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Taking you from the heart of Hobart to the tip of the Tasman Peninsula, this four-day trip packs in all the highlights of southeastern Tasmania. Chat with friendly locals in the vibrant markets, sample the homegrown flavours of Bruny Island, witness huge expanses of oceanic scenery and explore a rugged, wild coastline shaped over the centuries by the southern seas. Take photos, sample local beers and wine, try deliciously fresh cuisine, walk through gorgeous landscapes, see some epic views and find out more about Port Arthur, Hobart and Huon Valley - this is the perfect adventure to see the best of the Hobart area (and more) in a short amount of time.

Trip overview

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Start
Hobart, Australia
Finish
Hobart, Australia
Theme
Explorer
Destinations
Australia
Physical rating
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Style
Comfort
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1 - Max 12
Trip code
PZKU
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Why you'll love this trip
  • See the highlights of the picturesque Tasman Peninsula, including the rock formations of Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen, the Tessellated Pavement and the tragically historic Port Arthur.
  • Join a bush tucker experience at piyura kitina (Risdon Cove) and learn about the culturally rich landscape with a palawa (Tasmanian Aboriginal) guide.
  • Explore local life in historic Hobart as you browse through Salamanca Market and the local Farmers’ Market and chat directly with the local producers about their locally sourced goods.
  • Discover the rugged beauty and delicious flavours of Bruny Island as you sample local delicacies and explore the national parkland where towering cliffs fall away into the crashing sea.
  • Visit a fourth-generation family-run orchard to learn about the history of apple farming in Tasmania and try some deliciously fresh and locally produced cider.
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, Country Needs People. Donations help them support Indigenous land and sea management in Australia. Intrepid will double your impact by dollar-matching all post-trip donations made to The Intrepid Foundation.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This trip involves plenty of walking over varied terrain and is best suited to travellers with good fitness and mobility. Several leader-led walks are included on a daily basis, allowing you to get among nature. This is the best way to experience Tasmania, so please make sure you bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes and comfortable clothing. Most walks are relatively short and easy although there are some more challenging options. However, joining a walk is always up to you.
  • Temperatures can fluctuate in Tasmania. It's important to prepare – pack suitable clothing for hot, cold, dry and wet weather, just in case.
  • This trip forms part of a longer combination tour. If you would like to explore more of Tasmania with us, consider booking our Best of Tasmania (trip code PZKVC) trip. See our website for details.

Itinerary

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Inclusions

Meals

3 breakfasts, 1 dinner

Transport

Private Vehicle, Ferry

Accommodation

Hotel (3 nights)

Activities
  • Port Arthur - Historic Site Visit & Harbour Cruise
  • Tasman Peninsula - Remarkable Cave
  • Tasman Peninsula - Tasman Arch
  • Tasman Peninsula - Devils Kitchen
  • Hobart - Salamanca Markets
  • piyura kitina / Risdon Cove - Palawa kipli bush tucker tour
  • Hobart - kunanyi / Mount Wellington scenic drive
  • Hartz Mountains National Park - Short walks
  • Huon Valley - Honey & cider farm visits
  • Bruny Island - Full day tour
  • Bruny Island - South Bruny National Park
  • Bruny Island - Local produce, beer or wine tasting
  • Bruny Island - Truganini Lookout

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Important notes

START & END TIMES
The trip starts in Hobart with a Welcome Meeting at 11 am on Day 1 at our joining point hotel. The trip finishes back in Hobart on Day 4 at our finish point hotel around 5:30 pm. Accommodation is not included on this day but can be booked on request.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
A Single Supplement can be booked if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip, subject to availability.

LONG TRAVEL DAYS
Tasmania is bigger than it appears. To make the most of your time this trip involves some long travel days. Please see the daily itinerary for more information.

PHYSICAL RATING
This trip involves plenty of walking over varied terrain and is best suited to travellers with good fitness and mobility. This is the best way to experience Tasmania, so please make sure you bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes and comfortable clothing.

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Best of Hobart & Southern Tasmania
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NZD $1,724