Gourmania Food Tours Tasmania
Discover Hobart's secret ingredients on a Gourmania walking and tasting experience. Meet industry professionals with the passion driving Hobart's blossoming food scene, and visit great local cafés, restaurants and providores as you get to know the city. Delicious Tasmanian food and wine, as well as the best imported delicacies, are generously sampled on these progressive feasts as your guide shares stories of old and new Hobart.
Par Avion Wilderness Tours
Daily tours from Hobart into the remote southwest National Park
of Tasmania. This world heritage listed area is only accessible by
a 7-day bush walk, boat, or aircraft. Full and half day tours
include scenic flights over the south coast of Tasmania, guided
walks at Melaleuca, a boat trip to Bathurst Harbour and lunch with
Tasmanian wine and produce. The return flight to Hobart is via the
Tasmanian Air Adventures
Tasmanian Air Adventures offers world-class seaplane eco-tour experiences to Tasmania's wilderness icons direct from the Hobart waterfront. Journey to the southwest wilderness, Wineglass Bay, Port Arthur, or enjoy a scenic flight around Hobart. Departing from Kings Pier in Hobart's CBD, step aboard and experience the air, land and sea. Transfers to MONA or your wilderness hotel are available; or design your own flight.
Southern Isle Charters
Southern Isle Charters operates out of Hobart and offers luxury guided cruises and fishing charters ranging anywhere from Coles Bay to Recherche Bay; half day or full day; overnight or week-long. Design your own package or let them do it for you; visit historic sites, secluded beaches, wineries, galleries and aquaculture farms - or just enjoy a barbecue onboard, observing Tasmania's marine wildlife from afar.
A must for anyone visiting Hobart on a Saturday, Salamanca
Market is home to an eclectic mix of traditional crafts, emerging
artisan makers, vintage finds and fresh produce. You'll need
a few hours to explore the 300 stalls when you can meet the makers,
rummage, and soak up the rich sights, sounds and colour of one of
Australia's best outdoor markets.
Salamanca Market is held every Saturday at Hobart's historic Salamanca Place from 8:30am to 3:00pm.
SmART Map Tasmania
SmART Map Tasmania is an online guide
featuring over 90 select art experiences. It provides a map and
comprehensive details for each arts experience by region and/or art
sectors or forms. If you see something you like: save it to your
wish list and build your own arts itinerary.
Bruny Island Cruises
Tasmania's Best Tourist Attraction 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and
2011. Join Robert Pennicott's legendary team in the yellow boats on
the Bruny Island wilderness cruise. Feel the power of the Southern
Ocean, enter deep sea caves, cruise alongside some of Australia's
highest sea cliffs, and search for dolphins, seals and birdlife.
Drive to Adventure Bay for the 3 hour cruise, or join the full day
tour from Hobart.
The World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site, 90 minutes'
drive southeast of Hobart, is the best-preserved convict settlement
in Australia. With more than 30 historic buildings, plus guided
tours and activities, plan to spend at least a day exploring. Stay
overnight to experience an eerie lantern-lit Historic Ghost Tour
and enjoy a meal at Felons Bistro.
Phone: 1800 659 101 or +61 3 6251 2310
Sail aboard the Helsal IV - a magnificent, 62-foot maxi racer/cruiser - veteran of three Sydney to Hobart yacht races. Take a turn at the helm, or sit back and enjoy her luxury interior upon the Derwent River and other parts of Tasmania's spectacular coastline. Sail for the day or into the night, and enjoy gourmet Tasmanian refreshments along the way (and meals for full-day or overnight).
Experience Tasmania is a 100% privately- owned and operated Tasmanian company and for over a decade now, has been Tasmania's leading day tour sightseeing operator. See Tasmania's best sights and attractions from the comfort of a coach.
Located just two minutes from Hobart airport, Barilla Bay is
home to a leading oyster farm, retail store and restaurant. Pop in
to buy Tasmanian seafood (including freshly opened or unopened
oysters), wines and gifts; take an oyster farm tour (at select
times); dine-in, and watch over the fully landscaped gardens and
nearby bay; or host a function.
Huon Valley Escapes
Huon Valley Escapes encompasses a wide range of activities from
Hobart and the Huon Trail, ranging from free, one-hour walks and
day trips, to full-service, overnight activities. Enjoy gardens,
walks, bike rides, wilderness flights, ocean or river cruises, and
just about everything in-between. Let them guide you, or design
Redlands Estate (c. 1819) is one of two, paddock-to-bottle malt whisky distilleries in the world. There's a heap of stuff to do - including daily tours (which allow you to fill your own 20 litre whisky barrel), or why not explore the acres of heritage gardens, historic buildings, convict-brick Oast House, bake ovens, ponds or river frontage? Only 20 minutes from MONA.
Encompassing four regions: Huon Valley, D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Bruny Island and Far South, the Huon Trail is a beautiful touring route, beginning only 20 minutes south of Hobart. Take a day trip, or stay for a holiday; uncover wild coastlines, quiet country roads, farmlands and forests. Go on a walk (of varying levels of difficulty), revel in the rich and complex Maritime history of the south, and if all else fails, just enjoy the local food and wine.