Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is an icon of Australia’s summer sport and so much more than a yacht race; it’s a festival celebrating the sport and there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Since the inaugural race in 1945, the race has grown over time to become one of the top three offshore yacht races […]

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Planning a trip to Port Arthur? Here’s what you should know

Australia’s most infamous prison, Port Arthur, is one of Australia’s most important heritage sites and a huge, open air museum. It is officially one of Tasmania’s most sought after tourist attraction. The historic site tells the story of  Tasmania’s “inescapable prison” via a real presentation of the convict system from 1833 to 1877. Port Arthur was […]

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The best of Hobart Beaches in Sandy Bay and further South

Hobart is surrounded by water and the River Derwent provides for a host of beautiful beaches near to the city. Swimming and other water sports such as small boat sailing, rowing, windsurfing and water-skiing are all enjoyed at sites up and down the Derwent estuary. In this post, we are writing about some of the best […]

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What to do in Tasmania in winter? 3 ways for a magical winter in Hobart

Are you wondering what to do in Tasmania in winter season? You might be fearing that you’ll find it frightfully cold with little happening around the time you visit. In fact, as I write this, the temperatures in Hobart have already started to dip. Over the next few months, we’ll experience single-digit temperatures, some rain, […]

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Visiting Hobart? Don’t miss out on these regular events

The weekly Salamanca Market is arguably one of the most popular tourist attractions. But if you are not going be in Hobart on a Saturday, or if you are simply looking for other fun things to do, here’s a weekly event list that can help make your days more exciting. Picture: Rektango   Jokers Comedy […]

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Planning to self-drive in Tasmania? 4 things you must know

One great way to discover the apple isle is to self-drive in Tasmania. You’ll find that Tasmania is all of Australia’s’ best bits mixed together to make a perfect slice of heaven. English style countryside, speckled with pretty beaches and lovingly adorned with a rugged coastline. Now add to that a commanding art and culture […]

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Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) has been making waves since its opening 2011. The three-tiered subterranean gallery is one of most highly acclaimed Hobart attractions and its annual MOFO and Dark Mofo festivals are a huge public draw, not only from the mainland but also from all over the world. In 2012, […]

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Battery Point

Battery Point is truly one of the most fascinating historic regions in all of Australia with pretty winding streets and colonial-style stone buildings. The earliest settlers in Hobart in the early 1800’s established this picturesque suburb. Its historical landscape and various charming little coffee shops and restaurants take its tourists back to a Victorian Dickensian time. Battery Point is best explored […]

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Salamanca Markets & Salamanca Place

No visit to Tasmania is complete without visiting the iconic Salamanca Markets and Salamanca Place. These Georgian sandstone facades of historic warehouses welcome million of tourists each year looking for an authentic Tasmanian tourism experience. Salamanca Place Built between 1835 and 1860 on Sullivan’s Cove, the handsome historic sandstone buildings of Salamanca Place are steeped in heritage […]

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Alexandra Battery Sandy Bay

Let’s be honest. If you’re visiting Hobart, you are most likely to be advised to check out MONA, the Royal Botanical Gardens, Saturday Salamanca Market, Port Arthur, Mt Wellington and tons of other sites, but chances are, you wouldn’t have heard about Alexandra Battery Park. But may we humbly suggest you to add this pit […]

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