Welcome to Hobart

Hobart offers a contrasting blend of heritage, scenery and culture, with world class activities and attractions nearby. Nestled amongst the foothills of Mt Wellington, Hobart combines heritage charm with a modern lifestyle in a setting of exceptional beauty. It's no wonder Lonely Planet has called Hobart one of the top ten spots to visit in the world right now.

Hobart is Tasmania's capital city and the second oldest capital in Australia, after Sydney. Located at the entrance to the Derwent River, its well-preserved surrounding bushland reaches close to the city centre and beaches line the shores of the river and estuary beyond.

With its captivating history, picturesque waterways, rugged mountains and gourmet experiences, the city has something for everyone.

Award-winning restaurants offer fine dining experiences using the best Tasmanian produce recognised by the world's best chefs, while on the waterfront punts and fishmongers sell the freshest seafood straight from the Southern Ocean.

Enjoy the contrast of elegant heritage sandstone alongside modern architecture. Explore Salamanca Place, a short walk from the waterfront, with its galleries, theatres, craft shops and restaurants in 1830s Georgian warehouses and on Saturdays enjoy the food and entertainment of Salamanca Market, Australia's best outdoor market.

Take a walk along Hobart's iconic waterfront, explore the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery or take a ferry up river to MONA for an out-of-this-world modern art experience.

It's easy to fall for the many charms of this quietly buzzing city that hits fever pitch at festival time.

Hobart is also close to many of southern Tasmania's best travel experiences, from historic Port Arthur and the rugged Tasman Peninsula to Bruny Island, the Huon and Derwent Valleys and Mount Field National Park.

Source: Discover Tasmania 



Tasmanian Museum and Art gallery

Salamanca Market (Saturdays)

Maritime Museum of Tasmania

Museum of Old and New Art - MONA

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Mount Nelson and Truganini Reserve

Wellington Park - Mount Wellington

Bruny Island


Smolt - Italian, Spanish, Modern Australian

Blue eye seafood restaurant - Modern Australian, Seafood

Ball & Chain Grill - BBQ, Seafood, Steakhouse, Woodfired, Salad Bar

All Thai - Asian, Thai

AKI - Asian, Modern Japanese

Me Wah - Asian, Chinese

Ristorante Da Angelo - Italian, PIzza

RIN - Asian, Modern Japanese

SOLO - Italian, Pasta, Pizza, Seafood

The Fish Bar (Poseidon) - Modern Australian, Seafood

Jackman & Mcross - Bakery, Cafe

Dr. Syntax Hotel - Bistro, Modern Australian, Pizza

DACI & DACI - Bakery, Cafe

Sush Track - Asian, Sushi, Japanese

Kathmandu - Asian, Gluten Free, Nepalese

Mures Upper Deck - Seafood, Modern Australian

Honey Badger - Cafe, Desserts


Lark Cellar Door and Whiskey Bar

IXL Long Bar @ Henry Jones Art Hotel



The Black Footed Pig


Frank Restaurant and Bar

South Seas Cocktail Lounge

Dier Makr

Hobart Brewing CO.

Society - Salamanca