This area contains is the state capital city of Hobart in the state of Tasmania, an island state, as well as numerous Nature Reserves, National Parks and World Heritage sites. In addition, Hobart is Australia’s second oldest city after Sydney and has the second deepest natural harbour in the world. There are two Budget Rent a Car location here which will be helpful in order to see all the attractions in the region.
This is a major tourist hub with over one million visitors each year and it is home to both the French and Australian Antarctic operations and provides support to other countries and cruise operations. A quick drive in your Budget car hire will take you to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens which has many historical plant and tree collections along with beautiful horticultural exhibits.
A spectacular view of Hobart, the harbour and surrounding environs can be had by driving up to Mount Wellington in the Budget rental car. It lies within Wellington Park which offers many hiking tracks, climbing, 4WD tracks, and quiet spots to just enjoy the views and nature.
Further from the city drive the car hire to a visit at the Bonorong Wildlife Experience will bring you face to face with some of the local wildlife, kangaroos, emus, wombats and the Tasmanian devil. The goal of this organization is to save animals from extinction so they have some rarely seen wildlife.
The Southwest National Park provides some of the most remote wilderness in the world. Covering 600,000 hectares it is the largest in Tasmania, with wild rivers, jagged mountains, grass plains and ancient rainforests it is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Site. Take the rental car on Gordon River Road at the northern part of the park to experience one of Tasmania’s great drives.