Along with shopping and dining in one of the best harbour cities, Hobart is loaded with a number of activities that you won’t be able to wait for. Tour the chocolate factory, wander through the historic museums, join a walk tour to soak up the heritage that surrounds the city or enjoy a leisurely afternoon down by the harbour to enjoy its sights and delights. Hobart is like all cities with many attractions and things to see and do, no matter what time of year you are visiting, but it also provides that special something that will add the cherry to the cake for anyone’s trip away. Within Hobart you can see the sights on your own watch or join one of the many tours that depart daily for a day out on the water or exploring the landscape. Visit Mount Wellington for the day, hike through stunning forests and rainforests that will take your breath away, take a ghost tour one night or set sail for a day of yachting or cruises that the whole family will enjoy. Soak up the arts scene in Hobart with its many galleries, shows and studios to browse through and then finish the day off with the cafes, restaurants and many other dining options that line the streets where good food, wine and entertainment is just the beginning of your experience.
Visit the neighbouring wineries that lie just outside of Hobart or for a fun filled activity that many can get involved in is trike bike riding around the city for a different way to take in the sights. Whether you are into getting the blood racing a little with some sky diving or slowing the pace down for a leisurely game of golf, everyone will find plenty of activities to fill up their days with in Hobart. Take a tour of the Anglesea Barracks which were built back in the 1800’s, wander through the many interesting markets showcasing many antiques and collectables or walk down Elizabeth Street which is a shoppers delight and don’t miss the Salamanca markets held every Saturday. From packing a picnic and heading for the water, lazing in the botanical gardens or having a punt in the casino, there are plenty of activities for all travellers in Hobart.
Marvel at the colonial buildings, modern architecture and beautiful cathedrals, cross the Derwent River via the Tasmania Bridge which is a photographers delights within itself or visit Port Arthur. Riding down the summit of Mount Wellington is a mountain bikers dream with not much peddling involved or you can take the kids to the wildlife park or through some amazing countryside where the Tasmanian Devil might even be encountered. From Russel Falls to Huon Valley and so many other surrounding attractions, there are different activities and places to see with every waking day you spend in Hobart.
It is a city jam packed full of exciting things to see and do, winter or summer, whether you wish to explore the rugged coastline and its many delights or take in the history, heritage and culture of the city of Hobart you will find plenty to enjoy. Activities here are ideal for all ages, so families, backpackers, couples and all other travellers will find plenty to keep them occupied for a fun filled holiday in the south.