Hobart Tasmania is located on the Derwent River and dominated by Mount Wellington on the South West. You can find plenty to see and do within easy reach of the Hobart City central business district. Established as a penal colony by the British in 1804, shortly after the founding of Sydney, it is Australia’s smallest Capital City.
At Salamanca Place and nearby, there are dozens of restaurants to explore and plenty of shopping opportunities for bargains, gifts, clothes and accessories. They hold a lively market every saturday, with the exception of certain public holidays.
Phone +061 3 6238 2843 for more information.
Cruising the Derwent River to enjoy the city sights and surrounds is an enjoyable way to spend a leisurely few hours.
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Narryna Heritage Museum is located in a beautiful Georgian home, surrounded by an old world garden in the heart of Battery Point. Taking its name from the old defense structure that was located here, Battery Point is also the location of the original settlement of Hobart and has retained its sense of history.
January sees the arrival of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and the Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race fleets, as well as the January 26th Australia Day Celebrations and the Taste of Tasmania Festival.
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Hobart has not only world class hotels but also backpackers, self serviced apartments and cottages, holiday homes and caravan parks.
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