TIME OUT IN HOBART

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LO­CAL HOBART CITY

> Sala­manca Mar­ket | Right on your doorstep, treat your­self to this iconic mar­ket held each Satur­day 8:30am-3:00pm. So much to see, do and eat.

> Farm Gate Mar­ket | Held each Sun­day from 8:30am in the heart of the city on Bathurst Street. If you can’t eat it, drink it, grow it or meet the pro­ducer, then you won’t find it at this mar­ket.

> Tas­ma­nian Mu­seum and Art Gallery | Sec­ond old­est mu­seum in Aus­tralia. Dis­cover the vast col­lec­tions from Aus­tralia’s old­est sci­en­tific so­ci­ety, the Royal So­ci­ety of Tas­ma­nia, es­tab­lished 1843.

> Old Hobart Gaol “The Tench” | A har­row­ing re­minder of crime and pun­ish­ment in Aus­tralian colo­nial his­tory. An in­fa­mous hub for over 50,000 con­victs. Short walk from cen­tre of Hobart. Why not take a walk through at night on a ghost tour?

> Bat­tery Point | Stroll down his­tory lane in this south east lo­ca­tion of Hobart. Step back in time and see the fine ex­am­ples of colo­nial-style ar­chi­tec­ture stone build­ings since 1830. Walk­ing guides avail­able from the Post Of­fice.

> State The­atre | En­ter­tain­ment in an art deco in­spired build­ing where you can ex­pe­ri­ence a unique film ex­pe­ri­ence in a small and cosy the­atre or re­lax in a deck chair, glass in hand at their rooftop cinema.

> Mu­seum of Old and New Art (MONA) | In­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed for its pro­gres­sive and oc­ca­sion­ally con­tro­ver­sial ex­hibits and ex­hi­bi­tions. Lo­cated on the Der­went River, the mu­seum fea­tures works from upand-com­ing lo­cal artists and ar­ti­sans.

> Royal Tas­ma­nian Botanic Gar­dens | Eastern side of Hobart. This im­pres­sive 200 year old garden cov­ers 13.5 hectares with over 6,500 species of plants, in­clud­ing 400 species unique to Tas­ma­nia.

> Mt Welling­ton | Climb to the sum­mit of Mt Welling­ton and see the spec­tac­u­lar panorama of Hobart, the Der­went Val­ley and its wa­ter­ways.

> Cas­cade Brew­ery | Af­ter you cas­cade from Mt Welling­ton, stop by Aus­tralia’s old­est brew­ery and en­joy a beer at this quaint gothic lo­ca­tion.

> Mar­itime Mu­seum of Tas­ma­nia | Hobart’s and Tas­ma­nia’s his­tory are bound to the oceans. Learn about this mar­itime his­tory through wa­ter­craft of In­dige­nous people, ar­ti­facts re­trieved from ship­wrecks and much more.

FUR­THER AFIELD FROM HOBART

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> Cygnet | For the lovers of art and mu­sic, ex­pe­ri­ence the funk and unique style of Cygnet and take in the craft shops, art stu­dios and gal­leries. 50 minute drive south of Hobart.

> Huon Val­ley | Take a leisurely drive to her­itage na­tional park­lands and the Pic­ton and Huon rivers in the scenic Huon Val­ley. 1 hour drive south of Hobart. While you are there, stop in at Geeve­ston for a tasty bucket of lo­cal grown ap­ples.

> Port Arthur | Dis­cover the Aus­tralian con­vict his­tory at one of Aus­tralia’s most sig­nif­i­cant her­itage ar­eas with an open air mu­seum. Why not take on the Port Arthur evening Ghost Tour. 1 hour drive from Hobart.

> Rich­mond | Love his­tory? Love this pic­turesque his­toric vil­lage just on the out­skirts of Hobart 30 minute drive east. Rich­mond is not only home to some of Aus­tralia’s old­est build­ings and struc­tures it is also well known for its stel­lar lo­cal pro­duce and cool cli­mate wines.

> Bruny Is­land | Take a half day cruise around the is­land, and treat your­self to lo­cal pro­duce in­clud­ing oys­ters, cheese and choco­late. 35 minute drive south of Hobart.

> Der­went Bridge and Cra­dle Moun­tain-Lake St Clair Na­tional Park | For the ad­ven­tur­ers, take a trip to Der­went Bridge, the gate­way to the south­ern end of Cra­dle Moun­tain - Lake St Clair Na­tional Park and en­joy the stun­ning wilder­ness. Cruise Lake St Clair, Aus­tralia’s deep­est fresh wa­ter lake. 2.5 hour drive from Hobart.

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