While you’re here...
Sample some top drops
Move over, Tamar! The Coal River Valley, a scenic 20-minute drive from Hobart, has some of Australia’s most delicious pinot noirs and chardonnays. Riversdale Estate is a must-see with jaw-dropping river views and girly high tea in the spectacularly decorated Orangery Conservatory. Ian and Wendy Roberts’ passion for wine is utterly infectious. Try Frogmore Creek Wines and Puddleduck Vineyard, too.
Hunt for antiques
Postcard-perfect Battery Point near the heart of the city is renowned for 19th-century cottages and great shopping, but antiques fans should s also explore the t town of Richmond, 25 2 minutes from Hobart H CBD. Grab a beer b and pub meal at the t Richmond Arms Hotel, H complete with itsts it own rich history.
Extend your adventure!
Tasmania’s a pretty small state so if you’ve got some time up your sleeve, try to cover off a bunch of hotspots. APT offers a great 10-day return tour from Launceston that covers many key destinations including the best of Hobart, Port Arthur Historic Site, Freycinet National Park’s natural wonders, a Gordon River cruise, Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake. Prices start from $4995. See