Hobart Travel Guide (TAS, 7000)

Hobart to Evandale, Perth, and Longford Trip | Hobart

Century-old buildings and picturesque rural scenery are the features of this trip. The journey traverses some of the earliest settled areas in the northern part of the island. From Launceston you follow the main Hobart Highway past the aerodrome at Western Junction to Evandale, a small township on the South Esk River. The tour proceeds through sheep-farming country to Perth and thence to Longford...

Hobart to Hastings Trip | Hobart

This is a visit to Southport Inlet beauty spots and Hastings Caves and hot springs. The route is along the famous Huon River. The return trip is about 205 km.

Hobart to Huon and Channel | Hobart

This round trip through the apple-growing districts south of Hobart and along the western shore of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel is particularly attractive in spring when the trees are in blossom. After leaving the city, the Huon Road winds its way around the foot-hills of Mount Wellington to Ferntree, after which the road is terraced around the mountain spurs to Huonville. The tour continues throu...

Hobart to New Norfolk Trip | Hobart

The New Norfolk trip is a visit to history and to the National Park beyond. South of the Park are the Junee Caves. Return distances are New Norfolk 42 km, National Park 94 km, Junee Caves 180 km.

Hobart to Port Arthur Trip | Hobart

This is a short run to Australia's earliest history through Dunalley and Eaglehawk Neck to view the tessellated pavement, Tasman's Arch and the Blow Hole. The return through journey Numbeenah is about 104 km.

Hobart to Russell Falls and lake Fenton Trip (160 km) | Hobart

This is a tour through the hop-gardens and fruit-growing districts in the Upper Derwent Valley. On the outward journey, the way lies along the southern bank of the Derwent River to New Norfolk. After crossing the river, the fruit-growing region of the Derwent Valley is traversed, and thence the journey is continued to National Park and Russell Falls, where lunch is taken. The homeward journey is t...

Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck Trip (193 km) | Hobart

This trip to Tasman's Peninsula comprises a beautiful drive and a visit to the old penal settlement at Port Arthur. The outward journey crosses the Derwent River to Bellerive and continues through farming and bushland scenery to Port Arthur, which is reached in time for lunch. Official guides are then available to show visitors through the ruins and to explain the old penal system. The return tri...