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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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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Mt Wellington (Kunanyi)

Standing 1,270m tall, Mt Wellington lies directly behind Hobart and provides it a majestic slumbering backdrop. The towering table mountain provides spectacular views of the city below and to the east, the Derwent estuary, and also glimpses of the World Heritage Area nearly 100 kilometres (62 mi) west. A sunny clear day would be the best for stunning view […]

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Visiting Botanical Gardens Hobart? Top tips before you go

The Botanical Gardens in Hobart are a true gem and a must-see for every visitor. Situated on a hill with glimpses of the Derwent River, these 35 acre gardens are adorned with abundance of flora, and a beautiful display of colors. Botany lovers and people looking to wander and relax will definitely enjoy their time […]

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TMAG, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery – Tips before you go

TMAG, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, showcases Hobart’s history and its evolution over time. It is the second oldest museum in Australia and offers a more traditional counterpoint to the cutting edge MONA. Peek into Tasmania’s aboriginal and convict heritage, history, geology and art, all at one place. Through its exhibitions, TMAG celebrates and preserves the unique […]

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