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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What’s happening in Hobart in October?

We’ve been awfully silent lately, just doing things in the background updating Long Beach House apartments. So this post is delayed and not fully complete with all that happening in Hobart this month, but still great to see most of the events in one place. The Popular Mechanicals Shakespeare’s greatest clowns—the rude mechanicals from A […]

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What’s happening in Hobart in August?

If July left you stunned with Huon Valley’s Burning Man festival and more August will leave you enchanted with Tasmanian Whisky Week and Hot August Jazz. There is definitely nothing better than being able to enjoy delicious Tassi produce, but when that is coupled with some of the world’s finest brews, it’s serious rock and roll. Here […]

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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 and around Hobart?

There is lots to do in the beautiful and scenic city of Hobart. Here are some of our top picks: Battery Point is truly one of the most fascinating historic regions in all of Australia. Dotted with colonial-style and stone buildings and various charming little coffee shops and restaurants akin to stepping back in time. […]

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And there’s more to July

Like we said, there’s a lot more happening in July than Festival of Voices. With some of the most renowned ballets, concerts, theatre and musicals and live football game, there is sure to be something to tempt your soul. Giselle Experience one of the world’s most loved ballets – Giselle live on stage with The […]

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Thinking July is boring in Hobart!?! Think again

July continues the high notes left behind by Dark Mofo with it’s very own Festival of Voices. This celebration of voice attracts thousands of singers, choristers and music lovers from all over the world. Celebrated in multiple concert halls, theaters and public spaces, this is surely an event not to be missed. Check out below to […]

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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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