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Experience Hobart With a Road Trip Journey

Hobart is an island offering a wealth of history and heritage in the surrounds of breath-taking landscapes with an abundance of fascinating and special wildlife and wildflowers.  Relax and melt into the lifestyle and simplicity of Hobart with its offerings of great food, wine, arts and crafts, and gardens.

Inviting Landscapes

  • Bay of Fires

Amazing History

  • Clarendon House

Mountain Scenery

  • Mount Wellington

Water Views

  • River Derwent

Get Out & About in Hobart

Hobart and its surrounding locations serve up the perfect playground to experience an abundance of outdoor activities and adventures. From slow-paced travels to action-packed tasks, there are an array of places you can enjoy on your next hobart holiday. Why not consider the following travel ideas?

If you want to take in the adventure and fun that Hobart has to offer, then enjoy the water activities of sea kayaking, cruising, diving, jet boating, and rafting.  Hobart provides the perfect landscapes to enjoy horse riding, caving, hang gliding, all-terrain touring, abseiling/climbing, and wilderness flights.

  • Calling All Water Lovers!

    If you simply love to experience any adventures that involve water, then you will delight in the many options available in Hobart. Take a cruise of the Tasman Islands, Bruny Island, or the waters of Peppermint Bay and be captivated by the picturesque landscapes and scenery on offer.

    More interested in combining great scenery with exercise? A kayaking adventure will be an ideal inclusion to your travel plans. But if you still want more, then you can also add a diving excursion or even a rafting trip to your itinerary. There are plenty of diving options available for all levels. Don't forget to check out Sea Dragon Alley, The Candle Stick, Waterfall Bay, Cathedral Caves, Tinder Box Marine Reserve, just to name a few.

  • Prefer to Stay on Dry Land?

    Get close to nature with one of the many outdoor activities available and you will be sure to add some fantastic memories to your holiday plans. Horse riding is a great way to explore and experience the many landscapes of the region. A great selection of tours are available from various vendors that include Cradle Mountain Adventures, Huon Valley Horsetrekking, Horse Riding Tasmania, and Blaze Trail Rides Tasmania.

    Delve deep into the intricate and captivating world of the many underground caves located within the area. Check out Wild Cave Tours, Cradle Mountain Canyon, or Gunns Plains Caves that all offer top reviews from travellers.

    Don't forget to take your travels to new heights with an abseiling or hang-gliding adventure. You could also take to the skies and experience a bird's eye view of the landscapes that will be sure to impress.

  • Explore Wellington Park in Hobart's South

    Embark on a journey to explore and experience all the offerings of Wellington Park. Pack a picnic lunch and choose from one of the many ideal locations to enjoy the atmosphere and bask in the refreshing environment. Choose from Fern Tree Park, Fern Tree Bower, the Springs, the Chalet, Myrtle Forest, Waterworks Reserve, or Tolosa Park.

    If you are in search of amazing and breath-taking views, then a trip to the Pinnacle is for you. With a peak of 1270 metres, the summit offers a unique environment to take in the landscapes of Hobart, the east coast, and to the west.

    Don't Forget: If venturing to the Pinnacle, it is strongly advised to pack warm clothes as the summit will present a much colder environment (generally seven to eight degrees cooler) than forecast ground temperatures.

    For the adventurous, rock climbing within Wellington Park is a great way to spend the day. The Organ Pipes are a world renowned location for rock climbers to engage in different levels of rock climbing difficulties as well as varied terrain from steep to loose rock. Ensure you pack the appropriate safety gear and monitor weather conditions as changes can occur throughout the day.

    Top Tip: Toilet facilities are available at Myrtle Forest, the Pinnacle, Fern Tree Park, and the Springs.

In Search of Hobart Car Hire?

If you are embarking on a journey where you require car hire, then comparing all your options in one location is the perfect way to start planning.

Check out our great rates from choice suppliers and be on your way to making the most of your time when visiting Hobart.

To start comparing, call us on 1300 737 400 (or +61 2 8228 1898) or instantly check out our cheap rates online by completing our free quote form. Whether you call or get a free quote online, you can access Car Rental Buddy 24 hours a day and seven days a week! That's right, our call centre is available for support and to place a booking at any time of the day or night.

Go on, contact us know and find out the great savings on offer from popular suppliers like:

  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Bargain Car Rentals
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Thrifty

Whether your hire location is Hobart city or Hobart Airport, you will find a great rental deal to meet your needs and travel budget.

Start comparing now and save big!

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