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,...
Also features historical displays, with emphasis on Aboriginal relics.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Features include Arthur Wall, an internally heated wall built in 1829, a museum, the Conservatory and Tea Rooms.
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...
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...
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...
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.
Combining a first class venue with Tasmania's excellent food and wine, Waji Spiby and a range of guest chefs will present hands-on cooking classes between January and March 2011. The classes will be k...
The Centre of Hobart's Shopping District and a must-see in Hobart, particularly for children, is the Cat and Fiddle Arcade. This sheltered area off the Elizabeth Street Mall has an animated clock, whi...
The Maritime Museum of Tasmania explores, preserves and interprets Tasmania's rich maritime past.
houses exhibits depicting the early settlement.
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.