10 days in Devonport & Hobart Itinerary

10 days in Devonport & Hobart Itinerary

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Devonport
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Hobart
— 5 nights
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Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Get out of town with these interesting Devonport side-trips: Mosaic Pathway (in Sheffield), Preston Falls (in Ulverstone) and Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Dove Lake Circuit, Cradle Mountain, &more). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, examine the collection at Don River Railway, look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, and do a tasting at Leven Valley Vineyard.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip planner.

Sydney to Devonport is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Devonport reach 25°C and lows reach 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for Hobart.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:

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Hobart

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Port Arthur Historic Site (in Port Arthur) and Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell). On the 25th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hobart road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Hobart takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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