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What are the major attractions in Hobart?
If your trip to Hobart is all locked in but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.Soak up the best that this city has to offer by adding St. David’s Cathedral and Theatre Royal to your itinerary. If you’ve got an extra day or two to spare, check out Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Cascade Brewery too.Stop by Salamanca Market. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on travelers’ must-do lists. Salamanca Place and Wrest Point Casino are also nearby and worth a pit stop.
What are the best road trip destinations near Hobart?
If you have a bit of extra time and you’re willing to travel 20 miles, take a look at Cygnet. This vibrant destination has loads of things to see and do. Heritage Pickers Hut Village should be toward the top of your list here. Pelverata Falls and Cygnet Recreation Ground Dog Park are terrific attractions too. Don’t forget about Port Arthur either! Just 30 miles away, Port Arthur Historic Site, Port Arthur Lavender Farm and Remarkable Cave are non-negotiable stops here.
Where are the best beaches near Hobart?
Nothing’s quite as dazzling as being by the ocean at nightfall. Take a relaxing road trip to Long Beach and witness the sun’s rays glistening over the water before it fades into the horizon. You’ll find this glorious beach 3 miles from Hobart.
Where are the best convention centers near Hobart?
If you’re going to Hobart for work-related purposes, there’s a good chance you’ll be visiting some convention and business centers. With your own set of wheels, you can relax knowing you’ll make it there on time. Here are some of the biggest and the best:

  • Hobart Town Hall (0.1 miles away).
  • Hobart Function and Conference Centre (0.3 miles away).
  • Hobart Convention And Entertainment Centre (1 mile away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Hobart?
Some travelers find dodging traffic in big cities a bit tricky. But in a compact or mini car, getting around Hobart will be a cinch. Rather spend your getaway exploring the surrounding bays? Check out our selection of mid-size and full-size SUVs. With plenty of room and power under the hood, these larger cars will make those long, leisurely drives even more unforgettable. Crossing off all the activities and sights that Hobart is renowned for has never been easier with your own set of wheels.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Hobart?
You’ll be glad to hear that there’s a great range of luxury rental vehicles available in Hobart. What you go with will depend on your funds and the activities you’ve got planned. Prestige vehicles are all about mod cons and comfort. If you feel like splashing out, why not pick a high-end SUV, or perhaps an upmarket mid-sized vehicle? Otherwise, if you just need something to get from A to B at the cheapest price possible, stick with a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that’s unlikely to break the bank).
What side of the road do they drive on in Hobart?
Keep on the left-hand side of the road in Hobart. If you’re planning to rent a ride here, take note that the steering wheel will be on the right. It could take a little while to get the hang of!
Is it difficult to park in Hobart?
Finding somewhere to leave the car in Hobart is a snap. You won’t need to repeatedly go around the block in heavy traffic here — and that’s what the locals love about it. There’s plentiful off and on-street parking on offer.
Does Hobart have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Hobart is roughly 216,700, you won’t have a lot of trouble with traffic. That being said, main roads can get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
Are there speed limits in Hobart?
In Hobart, speed limits range from 40km/h to 100km/h. Residential areas have a maximum speed limit of 50km/h unless otherwise indicated.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Tasmania?
In most cases, your car rental company will charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact information with local law enforcement agencies so they can send a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Hobart?
It is against the law to use your cell phone while you’re behind the wheel in Hobart, and you may also be fined for simply handling a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Hobart?
In Hobart, it is a punishable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a drink or two with lunch or dinner, you’d be wise to leave the car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Hobart?
No, it’s not. In Hobart, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When nearing a set of traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop when you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Tasmania?
Although there are some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in Tasmania.

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