Hobart (Australia)

Hobart is the largest city of Australia's Tasmania and it was set up in 1804 as a penal colony. The city's climate is mild Mediterranean, temperatures are ranging from 20 C in summer to 5 C in winter. The city's most famous attractions are including old buildings, a few museum and an art gallery, as well as a botanical garden. The city also has a chocolate factory, a brewery, as well as the huge wineries outside of the actual city.

Population: 217,973
Beach : Yes
Mountain : Yes
Popular destination: No
Official language: English
Emergency numbers: 000 (the police, ambulance, fire brigade)
Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)
Electric plugs: I
Voltage: 230 V
Tipping in a restaurant: A tip is not expected.
Time in destination: Oct 14, 2019, 12:18:00 PM

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Weather Forecast

Mon
14.10

Partly cloudy

68°F

Tue
15.10

Rain

50°F

Wed
16.10

Partly cloudy

54°F

Thu
17.10

Rain showers

54°F

Fri
18.10

Rain showers

59°F

Sat
19.10

Fair

52°F

Sun
20.10

Partly cloudy

54°F

Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January - 73.4 53.6 8
February - 71.6 55.4 9
March - 69.8 51.8 8
April - 64.4 48.2 9
May - 59.0 44.6 8
June - 55.4 41.0 10
July - 55.4 41.0 10
August - 57.2 41.0 12
September - 60.8 44.6 13
October - 62.6 46.4 13
November - 66.2 50.0 11
December - 69.8 51.8 10

More information: Hobart forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Hobart is an average price destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $61.27, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $271.98, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $9.07
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $15.42
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $5.43
  • Meal, McDonalds: $7.48
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $13.59

More information: Hobart price level

Safety

Hobart has been classified as safe with security classification 4/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 65.1 (better than United states average 49.0)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 79.8 (better than United states average 70.2)
  • Walking alone at night: 56.8 (better than United states average 41.0)

More information: Hobart safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Driver’s license: An international driving license, passport and credit card are mostly required to rent a car.
  • Direction of traffic: In Oceania (Australia, New Zealand) the traffic is left-handed.
  • Insurance: All rental cars tend to be offered with some form of insurance, but insurance policies rarely are very comprehensive, so make sure, if your travel insurance or your insurance covers damages on rental cars, before taking an additional insurance from a car rental company.
  • Driving abroad / in the wider area: You can drive a rental car almost always everywhere without additional fees.

More information: Car rental Oceania