Gourmania Food Tours Tasmania
Discover Hobart's secret ingredients on a Gourmania tasting experience. Stroll through picturesque Hobart and meet the passionate industry professionals driving our blossoming food scene. Stopping at great local cafes, restaurants and providores delicious Tasmanian food and beverages are generously sampled on these progressive feasts as your guide shares stories of Hobart, old and new.
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.
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 mountains. Overnight packages in the Wilderness Camp are also available.
Nolan Art Gallery and School
Complete your arts experience in Hobart by collecting local art
or attending an art class at Nolan Art. To celebrate Dark Mofo,
Nolan Art opens Personal History on Friday 13 June, a
surreal show by Elizabeth Barsham, mistress of Tasmanian Gothic.
Attend the master classes Drawing the Strange, Symbolism
and the Object or arrange a private lesson.
Hastings Cave and Thermal Springs
Immerse yourself in the awesome rainforest, soothing thermal springs and amazing underworld of Hastings. Just 90 minutes south of Hobart, this natural wonderland is a treat for the senses. Fill your lungs with the sweet freshness of the tall timber forests and lush ferny glades, feast your eyes on the ancient crystal formations of the majestic cave system and wallow in the glorious mineral springs pool. Then, relax by a log fire and enjoy a picnic. Regardless of the season, retreat to Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs and experience its magic.
Sail aboard the magnificent 62-foot maxi yacht, Helsal IV - a
veteran of three Sydney to Hobart yacht races. Take a turn at the
helm or sit back and enjoy the ride. This luxury racer/cruiser is
as comfortable as she is quick and with her professional skipper
and crew, she'll take you anywhere you want to go. Sail for a few
hours on the River Derwent or on into the night on one of Hobart
Yachts' unforgettable adventure charters while enjoying the best
Tasmanian food, beer and wines along the way.
Tasmanian Arts Guide
The Tasmanian Arts Guide makes it easy to find the best places to go and things to do in the arts in Tasmania. Designed to help simplify your travel and entertainment planning, the website is packed full of Tasmania's finest creative events, artists, galleries, bookshops, markets, performances, workshops, live music, concerts, major museums, heritage experiences, public art, festivals and more.
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.
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
Home Hill Winery Restaurant
Thirty minutes drive south of Hobart, Home Hill Winery Restaurant is set amongst an immaculate vineyard with stunning mountain views. The family-owned boutique vineyard has won many Australian awards including Best Pinot Noir Producer in Tasmania for the past two years. To dine in the stunning rammed-earth and glass restaurant is a food lover's delight with the chef drawing on the Huon's abundance of trout, salmon, lamb, beef and mushrooms.
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.
Bruny Island Smokehouse and Whisky Bar
Enjoy whisky tastings and whisky flights surrounded by stunning water views and a cosy warm fire. Just 3km from the ferry terminal, indulge in the best Tasmania's distilleries have to offer including limited releases and collectors editions. Sample an array of local award-winning smoked produce, preserves, seafood, poultry, and game meats. Extensive Tasmanian wine selection and Moo Brew beers also available. Onsite Cellar Door.
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 3pm.
Uncover Hobart's best fashion, design, food and lifestyle
destinations with Urban Walkabout's Hobart guide. A directory of
the best the city has to offer, the print guide is perfect for the
inquisitive urban explorer, with a curated selection of boutiques,
bars, restaurants, galleries and markets for locals and visitors to
enjoy. Pick up a print guide at Hobart's hotels and independent
businesses for the latest news on what's happening around