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Hobart Travel Guide: Exploring Tasmania's Charming Capital

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Capital of the island state Tasmania, Australia, located alongside the river Derwent, the city of Hobart is a mixture of fashionable high-end capital city and rugged historical sites and attractions. This small city in Australia, with a population of 250,000 people, is one of the coldest cities (in terms of yearly temperatures) and is the second oldest city in the country. Immerse yourself in the colonial charm of Hobart with our Australia packages, offering a curated exploration of its narrow street structure and old-fashioned cottages, ensuring you make the most of your visit to this unique blend of history and modernity.

Visit the high technology gallery of MONA Museum that portrays art pieces from the new and the old age, depicting perfect contrast, shop at 300 open air stalls every Saturday at the Salamanca market, Explore the battery point that hosts an array of restaurants and shops and leads to streets filled with historic houses at top of the cliff and gain an interesting insight into the life of colonial female convicts at the Female Factory. There's a number of things to keep you busy in Hobart, if you love food you should definitely dine on some fresh seafood on the Pier or visit the Cascade Brewery, it is among the oldest active breweries in Australia. If you are a sucker for nature, take a relaxing cruise on the River Derwent or watch the evening sunrise from the waterfront.

Getting in hobart

There are regular non-stop and single stop flights operating from India to Sydney International airport. Some of the major cities that serve Sydney International Airport from India are Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Kochin. Some of the popular flight operators are Malaysia airlines, AirAsia and Air India.

DEPARTUREDURATIONLOWEST ROUND TRIP DEALS
Delhi12h, DirectRs 33,200
Mumbai16h, 1 stopRs 28,900
Chennai15h, 1 stopRs 18,500
Bangalore15h, 1 stopRs 27,500
Hyderabad16h, 1 stopRs 19,400
Kolkata14h, 1 stopRs 26,400
Cochin16h, 1 stopRs 17,500
Trichy16h, 1 stopRs 18,100

Getting out hobart

From Hobart, there are frequent transportation modes available to the cities of Bali, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Some of the popular airline operators include, Quantas Airways and Jetstar Airways.

Public Transport at hobart

Hobart has a well established public transport network consisting of extensive bus services that run across 5 urban zones and other non-urban zones. You could either opt for cash tickets bought directly at metro stops or opt for a green card- a credit card like transport pass. It's best to not depend on public transport for travel requirements during the weekends and late nights.

Taxi & Airport transfer in hobart

Taxis are conveniently available on the streets of Hobart and run on meter charges. You could hire a taxi over phone, popular service providers include Yellow cabs, United Taxis and 131 008. If you see a taxi that has it's roof lit up (indicating available) approaching you simply stick out your arm and wave it around. Keep in mind that taxis can be impossible to find during festivals or other busy days and it is advisable to book one before hand. A ride from the airport to the city will cost you anywhere between 2000-2760 INR.

Transport & city passes at hobart

Hobart enables travellers to buy Greencards, credit car like bus passes which you can alternatively opt to convert into pre-paid passes. The fares under Greencards are 30% cheaper as compared to cash tickets and work on a maximum daily cap limit. The easiest way to get a green card is to head to your nearest metro shop in Hobart, fill a form and get a card. The best way to recharge it is with cash on a bus as online payments may take longer to process. The car costs around 250 INR/Adult.

Driving & Car rental at hobart

Driving in Hobart is a great way to explore the city at one's own pace and is also economical given you are sharing it with a couple of other people. A car rental will cost you anywhere around 2600 INR/Day in the city. Make sure to abide by the road-rules in Hobart as any violation with regard to speed-limit may lead to penalty.

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