Hobart is the second-oldest of Australia's state capitals, with a wild convict past and rich history still evident in its beautifully-restored Georgian buildings and colonial cottages. The wide and elegant Derwent River sweeps up from the Southern Ocean to cut Hobart in two, with the main city on the western side and smaller centres and suburbs on the east, while majestic Mt Wellington overlooks the city from the west.
Hobart Accommodation Whether you're after a backpackers' inn or a 5-star hotel, you'll find every kind of accommodation in Hobart. Heres your guide to the range of accommodation in Hobart and surrounding areas.
The vibrant and modern, yet relaxed atmosphere of Hobart, Tasmania is a warm invitation to a city rich in cultural heritage and maritime history.
Well known as the target destination in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Hobart in Tasmania lies on the Derwent River, home to all varieties of sea-craft from kayaks and yachts to fishing boats and large cargo vessels.
Visitor Information for Hobart in Tasmania, Australia. Includes traveller's tips, beach guide, history, regional info, and more.
A stunning natural environment, Hobart is tucked beneath the magnificent Mount Wellington. Streets lined with historic buildings and beautiful parks make Tasmania's capital city one of the most unique cities in the world.
When selecting your Hobart accommodation, remember that Hobart weather temperatures vary widely, from below 10 degrees to above 30 degrees Celsius, depending on the time of year. You might want to avoid camping in winter months.
A Hobart map will help you reach popular Hobart travel destinations, including Battery Point and Salamanca Place. Both are historically significant and you can enjoy local arts, crafts and cuisine.
For a complete Tasmania Australia experience, a map of Tasmania will guide you to other favourite tourist destinations, such as Cradle Mountain Tasmania and Launceston.
You can get to the land of the Tasmanian devil by air or sea. The Spirit of Tasmania will ferry you across the Bass Strait from mainland Melbourne to Devonport on the north of the island. Alternatively, a flight will take you to the south of the island, direct to Hobart Australia.
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