Have you always wanted to drive your hired car through Tasmania? The Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 is a good time to make this wish become reality. The temperatures during the months May, June, July, August, September and October are slightly colder, as our Summer months are the Winter months in Australia, but as the temperatures are throughout the whole year more or less constant, you will be able to experience a Tasmania which is less crowded and cheaper in price. If you are looking for your perfect Winter escape, consider the months November and December for a getaway along the roads of Tasmania, as the temperatures climb up to 18 degrees, with a relatively low rain fall. Book a hired car now from home and start your trip at Hobart International Airport in Tasmania. As you may be travelling to Tasmania by plane, it is a good idea to pick up your hired car at Hobart Airport. Look forward to breathtaking scenery and exciting cities in Tasmania.
View over Wineglass Bay
If you start with your hired car at Hobart International Airport, you are mobile from the very first moment and can drive flexibly and independently to your desired destinations in Tasmania. Especially nature lovers will get their money's worth in Tasmania. You can expect dreamlike beaches, a great variety of species and countless varied hiking trails. Compare prices of car hire companies on Driveboo.com and book your dream car online. Driveboo wishes you a pleasant and safe journey and lots of fun in Tasmania!
Tasmania was discovered in 1642 by the sailor Abel Janszoon Tasman from Holland and it was also named after him.
Plane at Hobart Airport
If you wish, you can take a sightseeing flight from Hobart International Airport. During the 30-minute flight, you will fly over numerous sights in Tasmania in a small aircraft.
View over Hobart
If you do not wish to pick up your hired car immediately upon arrival at Hobart International Airport, you can alternatively take a taxi or bus to your accommodation. Then you can relax for the first few days in Tasmania and finally pick up your hired car in the city centre of Hobart. Alternatively, you can hire a car in Devonport, Launceston and Huonville.
The table below gives you an overview of the car models available in Tasmania.
|Hired car model||Characteristics|
|Small car||Small cars are agile and fit into even the smallest parking space. This means you are well served on city trips.|
|Compact or middle class||If you have a lot of baggage with you, you will find enough space in a compact or middle class.|
|SUV||With an SUV you are especially well served when driving through nature as you will surely not get stuck.|
|Minivan||Do you travel with the whole family? Then you are guaranteed to find enough space in a minivan.|
Fresh apples at the Salamanca Market
Plan a few days stay in the capital Hobart. The city is located in the south of the island, directly on the coast. As Tasmania's largest city, it has some highlights to offer. For example, visit Battery Point and stroll through Salamanca Market. A visit to the world-famous Mona Museum is also worthwhile. For day trips from Hobart a trip to Mount Wellington is worthwhile. From here you can enjoy a magnificent view over the capital. Since you are always mobile with a hired car, you can make flexible excursions in the surrounding area. Don't miss Seven Mile Beach. You can reach it comfortably with your hired car.
The Freycinet National Park is located on the east coast of Tasmania. The park is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world: Wineglass Bay. You can park your hired car safely in one of the parking lots of the Freycinet National Park. Then take the 30-minute walk to the first viewing platform, from where you have a magnificent view over the perfectly rounded bay with turquoise blue water and white sandy beach. The beach itself is a 45 minutes walk away. Feel the sand between your toes and enjoy the grandiose nature. Alternatively, you can enjoy an even more spectacular view of the bay from Mount Amos. Make sure you also visit Friendly Beaches. During the evening you can watch kangaroos at the beach.
"The Neck" on Bruny Island
The small island of Bruny Island lies south of Tasmania. The northern and southern half of the island are connected by a narrow headland. Are you a hiking fan? Then Bruny Island is the place for you. There are numerous hiking trails here that will take you past dreamlike bays again and again. Also a trip over the headland "The Neck" is worth a trip. If you walk to the lookout point, you have a fantastic view over the headland and the small beach. If you come here in the evening, you might even see penguins. Bruny Island can be reached by hired car via the car ferry from Kettering.
Fascinating Horseshoe Falls