Hobart Attractions

contains a row of freestone warehouses dating from the 1840's. There are art and craft shops, and a large market on Saturday mornings.
The oldest Australian military complex still occupied by the Armed Forces, the Anglesea Barracks are recognised as one of Australia's most significant military heritage precincts. Established in 1811,...
Cascade Brewery was started by Peter Degraves in 1824 when Hobart Town had 55 licensed pubs for a population of 10,000. The factory with its instantly recognisable façade sits at the base of Mt Wellin...
Rising 1270 metres (around 4000 feet) above Hobart's harbour and the wide Derwent River, Mt Wellington provides a wilderness experience within 20 minutes of the city and is much loved by locals. The 2...
Ok, so you may have to venture a little further south if you want to experience this wonder, but Mawson’s Huts is one of the most historically spectacular adventures Australia has to offer. The home o...
Battery Point is Hobart's most historic suburb, and is located a short walk from Salamanca Place. Access from the waterfront is via Kelly's Steps. Battery Point retains much of the character of a Corn...
Remote and harsh with escape a seeming impossibility was the original Port Arthur appeal, the best preserved convict site in Australia and one of the nation's most visited heritage attractions. As you...
Also features historical displays, with emphasis on Aboriginal relics.
Old Hobart Town is a miniature replica of Hobart in the 1820’s positioned in the suburb of Richmond. The town model offers a unique and interesting glimpse into the early history of both Australia and...
Overlooking the Derwent River, the privately owned Museum of Old and New Art has crowds flocking to Tasmania, bringing with it a unique concept and unforgettable experience. Owned by philanthropist Da...
Features include Arthur Wall, an internally heated wall built in 1829, a museum, the Conservatory and Tea Rooms.
Robert Pennicott and his wife Michaye Boulter have been operating Bruny Island Cruises out of Adventure Bay on Bruny Island since October 1999. Now in its 10th year of operation, the remarkable succes...
A miniature version of Old England created in 1957 by John Paletta, a polio sufferer with movement in only one hand. Built from dental plaster, matchsticks & wire. Five minutes' drive from Huonville, ...
Island Markets in Gormanston Road, Moonah, has been upgraded and improved. It is Hobart’s only all-weather, under-cover, family-friendly central market. And there is free on-site parking.
Consecrated in 1825, is the oldest church still standing in Tasmania.
Built in 1867, the asylum housed over 100 mentally ill and senile prisoners, until 1877 when it became headquarters for the free Port Arthur. Houses a scale model of Port Arthur in the 1860's.
allow all year round swimming at an average water temperature of 27 degrees C.
On the Channel Hwy near Taroona. Offers magnificent views of the Derwent Estuary.