Discover Tasmania with a Car Hire in Hobart

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Hobart is a city of Old World charm, and BargainWheels can help you experience this beautiful city and its surrounds in comfort by providing the best Hobart car rental value around. Gateway to some of Australia’s most significant historical sites and pristine wilderness areas, Hobart is the perfect place to begin your Tasmanian driving holiday with car hire arranged with BargainWheels.

Hobart, like the rest of Australia, is a tourist playground with great weather and stunning landscapes. It leaves so much to the imagination but booking a rental car is one great gem that it won’t take a rocket scientist to see.

Why rent a car in Hobart with BargainWheeles?

  • A cheap car hire is not the only savings to be made with BargainWheels. Thanks to our car rental rate comparison technology, it’s never been easier to save time on car rental with our live feed of the best deals and rates on car rental in Hobart.
  • Our friendly customer care team can help you with any part of the booking process.
  • If you are not sure if Hobart is the best place for you to collect a rental car, check out alternative options on our locations page.
  • You can also choose to collect a hire car from Hobart Airport if you find this more convenient or if you plan to fly to Hobart. No waiting for taxis or shuttle buses, just collect your keys and drive away.

Driving tips in Hobart

Capital of the “Apple Isle” Hobart is situated between Mt Wellington and the Derwent River in Tasmania. The area is well signposted, which makes seeing the sites in your discount hire car easy. The CBD is set around Sullivan Cove on the Derwent River, a busy fishing and tourism port, and the finishing point of the famous Sydney to Hobart sailing race held every New Years Day.

Things to see and do in Hobart

There is so much to see and do in Hobart from extreme kayaking to hot air ballooning. Or take full advantage of your Hobart car hire and tour historic Battery Point to see splendid original Georgian homes and Sandy Bay, which is home to impressive mansions with vistas of the Eastern Shore.

While exploring in your Bargain Wheels Car Rentals hire cars, a stop at The Cadbury Chocolate Factory, is a must as is a visit to one of Australia’s first convict prisons, Port Arthur.  Or take a look at the number of  History Buildings and Places or the many Museum’s, such as the Maritime Museum of Tasmania, Mercury Print Museum, Narryna Heritage Museum, Tasmanian Museum, and Art Gallery, Tasmanian Distillery and Museum.

With a rental car as your transportation in Hobart, there are so many things that you can see and do without breaking the bank. Here are some ideas for you to consider.

Salamanca Place – With historic warehouses built in the 1830s as the backdrop, Salamanca Place now houses art studios, cafes and other interesting shops. On Friday nights you can just sit and relax while a live band entertains the market place.

Mount Field National Park – There is so much to do here.  With 2 visitors sections at the park, you can either enjoy a quiet day relaxing amongst the gorgeous natural setting, or you can try your hand at skiing.  The rental car can be parked up as there is parking available.

Museum of Old and New Art – If art is one of your passions then The Museum of Old and New Art is a must see. Park the rental car and spend an hour or two soaking up the collections on hand.

Accommodation in Hobart

Because of the natural charm that Hobart offers, there are multiple accommodation options to suit all needs. From self-contained units and apartments to farm stays and bed and breakfast establishments, Hobart caters for all budgets when it comes to accommodation.

Merre Be’s B&B – Picture yourself in a home built for a family in the early 1900s which has now had a facelift to offer a luxurious place to stay. With a full buffet breakfast available every morning, you can start each day on the right foot and be ready to explore Hobart.

Quality Hobart Midcity Hotel – Located in the heart of Hobart, this hotel is a very good place to stay if you need the convenience of being smack bang in the middle of the city.  With accommodation, a restaurant and a bar, you are sure to find it comfortable here.

The Henry Jones Art Hotel – Australia’s first hotel that is dedicated to art is located in Hobart.  Not only will you find great waterfront views and spectacular art pieces, but there is also the ability to stay and eat here too.

Islington Hotel – A beautiful mix of rustic, country charm and clean, modern sophistication this converted building is more than a hotel but a happy marriage of old and new. With great service and amazing food, it is well worth the short drive out in your hire car to stay here. So get in before you miss out.