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What to do in Hobart
Hobart is Tasmania’s capital city, and it’s blessed with rugged mountains, scenic waterways, gourmet experiences, and more. It’s a dynamic city that somehow combines influences and styles of the 19th and 21st centuries perfectly. Even Lonely Planet took notice and has named it one of the top spots to visit in the world.
Start your Hobart trip by visiting the city’s historic buildings and landmarks. Stroll along the charming suburb of Battery Point. Nearby, check out the Salamanca Palace. Enjoy shopping at Salamanca Market, or experience the local’s way of life during the day and also when the nightlife starts.
Be in awe of the amazing Parliament House of Tasmania. Enjoy Tassie’s finest seafood at Sullivans Cove. Relive history with a moving visit to the Cascades Female Factory. Then feel a chill down your spine when you tour the Penitentiary Chapel during the day or at night.
Of course, you can’t miss Hobart’s amazing museums. Take a ferry and see the amazing collection of artworks at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). There is also the impressive Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Maritime Museum of Tasmania, and a lot more.
Go wild next when you go on a trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Get a view like no other when you climb Mount Nelson and Mount Wellington. Don’t forget to find plenty of photo ops at the Queens Domain and the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.
So what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip now, and get travel tips and ideas from this list of things to do in Hobart, Tasmania.
When to visit Hobart
The best time for you to visit Hobart is during summer, so you can enjoy exploring the outdoors in perfect weather. If you want to score cheaper airfare, book your flights for July to December, when it’s the cheapest time to fly to Hobart.
So start packing now, because you and your fellow Aussies can fly to Hobart and visit the city visa-free any time. Just don’t forget to pack a national ID card for important transactions during your trip.
Travelling to and around Hobart
Once you’ve landed at Hobart International Airport, you can reach the city proper by taxi, airport shuttle, or car rental. Explore Hobart easily by bus, boat, bicycle, on foot, or by driving.
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