Hobart Things to Do

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  • 1. Salamanca Markets.

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    While best known for its Saturday Markets, Salamanca Place is a great place to visit on any other day of the week. Spend time visiting the shops and galleries or enjoy a meal in one of the many...

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  • 2. Mountains.

    Hobart sits in the shadow of Mount Wellington and many suburbs are situated in the foothills including South Hobart, Lenah Valley and Fern Tree. The mountain is easily accessible by car from the city...

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  • 3. Breweries and Confection visits.

    The Cascade Brewery is Australia's oldest continuously operating brewery. It was founded in 1824 in the foothills of Mt Wellingotn - the site was chosen for its pure mountain water. In 1987 the...

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  • 4. Museums.

    For those interested in the convict past, and in addition to the very moving Port Arthur, the Hobart Penitentiary Chapel is a must visit. It was an important section of the former and much larger Old...

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  • 5. Parks / Gardens / National parks.

    Arthur Circus, located in beautiful Battery Point, is a circular street filled with historical cottages that once housed the officers of the nearby Battery Point garrison. Battery Point was...

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  • 6. Forestier, Tasman Peninsula / Port Arthur.

    To do Port Arthur justice you need to spend at least two nights there. It is not feasible as a trip from Hobart. Please follow the link to my Port Arthur...

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  • 7. Richmond

    OK I must confess my crimes – as well as a being a train nut I’m also a gaol (jail) nut and used to volunteer some of my time to the Old Melbourne Gaol in my home town. The Richmond Gaol first...

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  • 8. Suburbs.

    Sandy Bay is just a mere 5 minutes drive from Hobart so it is easily accessible. It has lovely beaches lined with quaint cafes nearby and a variety of architectural buildings, old homes mixed with...

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  • 9. East Coast.

    Drive up the East coast highway. It is a fantastic drive as the road winds its way around the beaches for many kilometers of the coast from orford in the south to st helens in the north. Bay of fires...

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  • 11. Enjoy downtown Hobart by strolling about

    Our cruise ship arrived mid-day which gave us the chance to stroll around the town, run a few errands to buy necessities, and just enjoy the ambiance of the...

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  • 12. Terhune's Air Walk

    Previous visitors told horror stories about rain, winds, shaking structure, long drive, etc. We boarded our excursion bus (we were on a cruise) to go to the...

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  • 13. South Bruny Island (Cape Bruny) Lighthouse

    Lady Gaw was not amused when it was suggested that our trip to Bruny Island should include a visit to South Bruny Island Lighthouse. “They are such windy...

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  • 14. Bruny Island 'Truganini Lookout'

    There is a small car park adjacent to the main road soon after entering the gravel section and well sign posted. Suggest you park the car and, take your time...

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  • 15. Bruny Island

    As far as Bruny Island is concerned there are 2 HUGE mistakes. The first is not to the island when visiting Tasmania and the second, for which I am now guilty...

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  • 16. Bellerive Beach

    Hobart is built around a beautiful deep water harbour and beaches are close to the city centre.One of the most popular is Bellerive Beach. On summer evenings...

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  • 17. Wrest Point Entertainment Centre and Hotel/Casino

    This place is Hobart's premier entertainment centre- with an iconic hotel, conference and entertainment centre located in an ideal setting- on the shores of...

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  • 18. More boat festival

    There was so much going on from stalls to performers to magnificient boats it's all a bit too much to list. However, if you'll take my advice, go and have a...

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  • 19. VISIT THE HISTORICAL SHOT TOWER

    Taroona A short drive out of the city of Hobart along the Channel highway brings you to Taroona a quiet town that is a commuter town on the fringes of Hobart....

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  • 20. Tasman Bridge

    The Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River was built in the 1960's due to increasing traffic to the growing suburbs on the eastern shore. It was opened with 4...

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  • 21. Tasman Bridge

    The Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River was built in the 1960's due to increasing traffic to the growing suburbs on the eastern shore. It was opened with 4...

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  • 22. Kangaroo Bluff Battery

    As history tells, the sighting of two Russian warships in the Derwent harbour in 1873 prompted the consrtuction of the Kangaroo Bluff Battery. Construction...

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  • 23. Bonarong Wildlife Park

    Bonarong Wildlife Park is a showcase of Aussie wildlife. It is not a zoo but a sanctuary established in 1981 for the care of sick and injured wildlife. It is...

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  • 24. The Tasman Memorial

    Abel Janszoon Tasman (1603 – 1659) was a Dutch seafarer, explorer, and merchant. He is famous for his voyages of discovery on behalf of the Dutch East India...

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  • 25. Charlie & the chocolate factory? No it's Cadbury..

    You can join a Chocolate Factory tour where you'll be shown the different section of the chocolate manufacturing process and be given free chocolate samples....

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