Hobart TAS Australia

Car Rental at Hobart Airport

Lying at the foot of mystical Mount Wellington, Australia’s second oldest capital, Hobart, sits on the southeast coast of the Australian island state of Tasmania. Situated on the Derwent River estuary, Hobart is a city fast becoming a tourist hotspot and, with its rich colonial history, blossoming arts scene and flourishing culinary exploits, it does not take long to figure out why. With car rental at Hobart Airport Car you can experience it all and, with a huge range of rental cars to choose from, you will be sure to find a model to suit your needs and give you the freedom to discover the treasures of this wonderful city and region before everyone else catches on.

Hobart City by Hire Car

Pick up your rental car at Hobart airport and head straight to your hotel to drop off your bags. When you are done settling in, a great way to begin a trip to Hobart is to drive your hire car down to Battery Point. Here you can see a wealth of historic buildings, from the settlers’ cottages and grand colonial structures, dotted around the area, to the 19th century whaling warehouses, of Salamanca Place, now jam-packed with top-notch cafes, restaurants, galleries and art studios. From here it is a short hop to the Tasmanian Museum and Arts Centre, on Macquarie Street, where you can learn about the fascinating cultural and historical heritage of the region. After that, you could borrow a bike from the museum or set off on foot to explore the city for yourself: take in the pleasant Georgian architecture, stop off at one of the vibrant weekend markets and dive into a pub, café and some shops along the way. Another great way to spend an afternoon is with a trip to the famous Cascade Brewery, for a tour and chance to sample some of the best in Australian beer.

Beyond Hobart in your Rental Car

When you are ready to leave the bustle of the city and discover something of what this fantastic region has to offer, drive your Hobart Airport Car Rental out to one of the many magnificent natural and historic landmarks surrounding Tasmania’s capital. The imposing Mount Wellington, which stands majestically overlooking Hobart, is a wild and rugged affair and a great place for bushwalks and mountain-treks in some spectacular Australian scenery. If you are keen to delve deeper into the convict history surrounding the island, World Heritage-listed Port Arthur, just 90 minutes away in your rental car, is a must. Another must-see attraction, just 15 minutes from the city, is the world-renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). A truly unique and enthralling museum experience, this place has everything from ancient world artifacts to cutting-edge modern art.

When its time to leave, there is no need to trouble yourself with the hassles of public transport as you can drive your rental car directly to Hobart airport, giving you the chance to make the most of your time in this unforgettable city.