The south-east coast of Tasmania is where you’ll find the intriguing city of Hobart. Situated at the mouth of the Derwent River and at the base of Mt Wellington, Hobart is an ideal city to centre your vacation.
Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, has plenty of things to see and do, from a relaxing harbour cruise, a scenic drive to some of the many historic sites, or a day out at one of the Coal River Valley wineries. Hobart weather is cool, making it ideal for cool-climate wines.
While in Hobart, the vibrant Salamanca Place is a great place to visit. Salamanca Place is full of exquisite Georgian buildings and great shops, along with galleries, Hobart restaurants and the lively Salamanca Markets, open every Saturday.
The historic site of Kelly’s Steps, built in 1839, lead from Salamanca Place to the maritime village and old port of Battery Point. Here you will find Arthur Circus Cottages, St. George’s Anglican Church and Van Diemen’s Land Folk Museum.
You are sure to find a good selection of accommodation in Hobart, with plenty of cosy Hobart Bed and Breakfast accommodation, including some great places at Battery Point. The Wrest Point Casino is also a good place to visit while you’re in Hobart.
The place is abuzz with excitement during the Sydney to Hobart yacht race at the end of December. With so much to see and do here, it’s no wonder Hobart, Australia, is such a popular holiday destination. To make the most of your trip, study a Hobart map to make sure you fit everything in!