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Hobart, Tasmania

 

Combining the old and new with the green and the blue into one highly enjoyable package, Hobart is a delightful city that walks an enjoyable line between maintaining its historical roots while serving as home to some of Australia’s most modern and upcoming attractions. With a seaside location and relatively laid-back atmosphere, Tasmania’s capital city is renowned Oz-wide as a destination that serves as a great getaway from the mainland.

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Why Hobart?

 

State: Tasmania

Why it's special: Gorgeous waterfront city teeming with old-world charm; top-notch food and dining, particularly seafood; wonderful natural surrounds within easy travelling distance; refreshing change from majority of mainland Australian scenery and landscapes reminiscent of the UK and Switzerland

Best time to go: December - January

Hobart is a destination that has begun to receive an increasing amount of both domestic and international acclaim in recent years, and there are multiple reasons for this; the city's blend of boutique shopping, charming colonial style, verdant green surrounds and great local produce are large factors, while the recent establishment of the acclaimed Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) – with its striking array of artistic offerings – being the proverbial cherry on top of the sundae.

Tasmania’s southern urban pulse meets the surrounding wilderness delivering dramatic results in the southernmost state's capital. Risk-taking artists, passionate producers, inventive chefs and soulful heritage bring light and shade to the capital city of Hobart. A city characterised by nineteenth century sandstone warehouses, bright sails on the water, and fishing boats bobbing in the docks. Just below this historic facade is a vibrant and connected underbelly of producers, artisans and artists.

Couple all these factors with striking natural features such as the majestically-looming peak of Mt. Wellington that offers both incredible walking and vantage points for scenic views, as well as plenty of excellent day trip destinations nearby such as the wildlife haven of Bruny Island, and it's easy to see why.

 

In addition, Hobart also happens to be the capital of what is widely regarded as one of Australia's best states for fresh produce, so if you're the kind who appreciates great wines, cheeses, fresh fruits and more all situated amongst some remarkable greenery, then you'll be in your element here. The city is a gourmet-lover's delight, and the excellent foodstuffs here can both be enjoyed with in any of the array of city's quality restaurants, or purchased firsthand from vendors at the ever-popular Salamanca Markets in their sandstone warehouse-dominated district.

Charming architecture and culinary delights are far from the city and surrounds' only major highlights, however – venture a little further out and numerous opportunities for exploration and natural experiences open up. The iconic World Heritage listed Port Arthur historic site is within easy day tour distance, the incredible waterfalls and lush greenery of the Mt Field National Park is just a short drive away, and even the immediate surrounds of the city itself open up the possibility for the likes of kayaking, sailing and other aquatic activities.

Hobart city itself is also a standout from other Australian capitals in other ways, too – it's both compact and easy to navigate, and the relative lack of traffic and clean nature of the city combined with the fresh mountain air to make for a crisp and unpolluted atmosphere that's a pleasure to simply walk around and soak in. There's a certain tranquility to be had merely strolling around Hobart's waterfront that simply isn't available in other capital cities – you've got all the benefits of a modern capital with a wonderful natural balance.

Highly underrated for both what it offers visitors itself and what its surrounds can lead to, Hobart is one of Australia's most up-and-coming destinations. Our advice: pay Tassie's capital a visit before everyone else finds out.


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Top Things to Do

 

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Attractions for Kids
by Experience Oz staff

Visiting Hobart and surrounds with the little ones in tow? You'll have plenty to keep you occupied - we take a look at ten of the must-do attractions and activities for kids in Hobart (and Tasmania) in detail here.

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Best Restaurants
by Experience Oz staff

A destination renowned for its top-notch dining, Hobart is a must-visit for those who enjoy all-things culinary on their holidays. We take a look at ten of the best restaurants in Hobart and surrounds here.

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The Best Time to Visit
by Experience Oz staff

With a southern location that sees quite a stark contrast from one season to the next, visiting Hobart can be a vastly different experience in differing portions of the year. We highlight a top time to visit here.

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Hobart in Pictures

 
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