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Top Experiences For Visitors
Are you an avid hiker wanting to buy Wellington to Hobart flights? Don't miss out on summiting Mount Wellington! There are walking trails that cater to all fitness levels, and the truly eager can walk to the very edge of the escarpment for breathtaking city and ocean views. If the mountain is on your must-see list, be sure to pack some warm clothes as the weather is temperamental and winds at the peak can be icy.
Salamanca Market is an institution in Hobart. It's been around since the 1800s and is one of the best spots in the city to go shopping. If your cheap flights Wellington to Hobart fall over a weekend, pencil in a trip to the Saturday markets. More than 300 vendors set up shop and sell everything from fresh produce to jewellery and handicrafts.
MONA: Museum of Old and New Art
MONA is without a doubt one of the top attractions in the city and is a reason so many travellers buy tickets to Hobart from Wellington. It houses an impressive collection of modern art and antiquities and is fondly called the "subversive adult Disneyland". Some of the highlights include a machine that turns food into goo and an authentic Egyptian sarcophagus.Bruny Island
Itching to get out of the city for a bit? Hire a car and drive out to Bruny Island. It's only 35 minutes from the city and a 20-minute ferry ride before you'll be exploring this isle. Foodies buying flights Wellington to Hobart can stock up on artisan cheese, chocolates, nougat, and dine on fresh seafood while here.
Tips for First-Time Travellers to Hobart
The best time to visit Hobart
The best time to visit Hobart is in the summer. From December to February, the weather is pleasant, and the city hosts some of its top festivals such as Hobart Yacht Race and Taste Festival. However, if you're after cheap flights to Hobart from Wellington, you'll want to skip the summer months - or book far in advance to get the best deals. An alternative to summer travel is to book your trip over spring, autumn or winter when the prices for airfares and hotel rooms tend to be lower.
Transport from Hobart Airport (HBA)
The cheapest way to get from Hobart Airport (HBA) to the city is with the SkyBus. It departs every 30 minutes, seven days a week. You can buy tickets from the e-kiosks once your Wellington to Hobart flights arrives. If you need a taxi, you'll find the drivers waiting in front of the terminal building. A one-way trip from the airport into the CBD will take about 20 minutes.
Getting around Hobart
Unless you're planning a few day trips from Hobart, you don't need to rent a car to get around. The city is easy to explore on foot, and there's reliable public transportation as well. The bus service runs all across the city and is the most affordable way to get around Hobart. Budget travellers buying cheap flights to Hobart from Wellington may like to use the service instead of hailing taxis. If you do decide you need a vehicle, you can pre-select one when you buy your flights Wellington to Hobart with Webjet. Otherwise, you can easily rent one when you arrive in Tasmania.
Safety in Hobart
Hobart is an extremely safe destination for solo travellers buying flights Wellington to Hobart. With a low crime rate, you don't have to worry too much while you explore the city. However, you should practice common sense to avoid any opportunistic crimes like pickpocketing.
Tipping etiquette in Hobart
Tipping is not expected and you don’t need to budget for it when booking Wellington to Hobart return flights. Most people who visit restaurants and cafes don't leave a tip. However, some do round up the bill and leave small change behind to avoid carrying it around in their wallet. If you feel that the service you received went above and beyond, you're welcome to leave behind a small tip for your server.
The Best Cafes in Hobart
Hobart is Tasmania's foodie capital. If you're booking tickets to Hobart from Wellington, these are some cafes that deserve a spot on your gastronomic bucket list.
Ginger Brown is a favourite haunt for locals. It boasts delicious food at reasonable prices, and is open seven days a week. Some of the most popular items on the menu include pan-fried halloumi salad and sweet potato and chickpea burger. Don't get on your Wellington to Hobart return flights without coming here at least once.
Machine Laundry Cafe
Calling all coffee lovers booking cheap Wellington to Hobart flights! You'll want to make a beeline to the Machine Laundry Cafe. It's known for its large cups of coffee and decent brunch menu.
Daci & Daci Bakery
Once you've shopped up a storm at the Salamanca Market, stop by Daci &Daci Bakery for a well-deserved re-fuelling. The menu is hearty, and it's not hard to see why so many foodies booking flights Wellington to Hobart rave about it.