Whether you are after a holiday destination where you can enjoy a huge range of exciting activities and attractions or simply just kick back and relax in beautiful surrounds, Hobart is the place for you. Loaded with famous attractions, great nightlife, hostels and more, you will find yourself wanting to spend more time here once you arrive! The capital of Tasmania, Hobart is a smaller than most capital cities but still jam packed full of great shopping, dining and entertainment. From dusk until dawn you can enjoy a range of things to see and do no matter what your interests may be.

There is a great range of hostels for you to book into both in the heart of the city and within the quieter surrounds of Hobart. With clean dorm room, twin rooms and double rooms and some can be ensuited for an added bonus along with communal kitchens, TV rooms, bar area, nightly entertainment onsite, friendly staff, tour desk and more, it really kick start your trip to Hobart off on the right foot. The staff can arrange any tours that you may wish to embark on and many local tour operators will pick you up directly from your front door of the hostel. There are also numerous caravan parks in and around the city that boast powered and non powered sites for those of you who might be travelling around in a campervan or wish to pitch a tent.

Where ever you decide to book into, your hostel or holiday accommodation will be close to many places of interest. From the shopping, Salamanca Markets, restaurants, cafes and nightlife in the city and the famous Elizabeth Street Mall or perhaps the attractions down by the harbour where you can set out on charters and cruises for the day! Whether you are here to soak up the history and heritage of Hobart, visit Port Arthur, go fishing, diving or hike your way up Mount Wellington, there are so many attractions to fill your days with.

You can go sky diving over the city, enjoy a river cruise along the beautiful Derwent River or join one of the cycling tours to take you around the city to places that you probably didn’t even know about. Hobart is loaded with grand old buildings to walk through, museums, and an aviation centre where you can ride on a flight simulator, visit a wildlife park and a trips to the chocolate factory is a must. Walk through the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take a tour through the Cascade Brewery or join a food and wine for the day visiting many neighbouring wineries and cellar doors. From Constitution Dock to Parliament House right through to stunning coastline to explore, Mount Wellington Lookout, pristine rainforests and National Parks along with surrounds famous attractions that are well worth a visit, a few days here will go really quickly with everything there is to see and do.

Backpackers love coming to Hobart, to experience the past and present that the city is famous for and it is a great location to base yourself from to experience the many attractions and surrounding highlights that Tasmania is known for. Book your hostel accommodation and plan a backpacking trip to Hobart the capital of Tasmania.