TIME OUT IN HOBART
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.
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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.