Hobart – Australia’s most distinctive city, Tasmania’s capital combines heritage charm and cultural diversity in a setting of exceptional beauty. Within 90 minutes’ drive of Hobart are a range of attractions, from the pristine waters of Bruny Island to the mesmerising history of Port Arthur.”
To help you explore Hobart and Surrounds: Download or view online this region’s Holiday Planner.
“It is full of information on things to see, places to stay and where to go. Get ideas for places to visit in Hobart’s surrounds or where to stay in the vibrant waterfront city. Within 90-minutes’ drive from Hobart you can experience world-heritage wilderness, discover Port Arthur Historic Site or sip the fine wines of a cool-climate vineyard.”
Popular Hobart Sites & Attractions
- Mt Wellington – The view on a clear day is fantastic!
- Salamanca & The Salamanca Market – The market is on Saturdays. Salamanca is a popular spot with the locats with it’s bustling restaurant and bar scene and there’s some great local procuct and souvineer shops.
- Hobart Docks – Check out the fishing boats, wander the piers and tuck in to some fresh fish & chips.
- MONA – Museum of Old and New Art. The Museum is open from 10am – 6pm daily. Closed Tuesdays (except January)
- Battery Point – This historic part of Hobart has some facinating history.
- The Derwent River – Take a cruise of the harbour or venture up/down river to many places of interest. Most cruises depart from Brook St Pier.