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Hobart and South Tasmania

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Mountains · Historic Walking Areas · Shopping
Spectacular coastline, World Heritage-listed wilderness, and pioneer heritage remain the top three things you need to consider on a Hobart and South Tasmania holiday. Originally a penal colony that's now a thriving metropolis, Hobart offers an ideal base for exploring the rest of the island. Sparsely populated Bruny Island allows you to immerse yourself in the local wildlife. The historic sites of Port Arthur reveal the state's convict history. Whether you're looking for ways to awaken your inner naturalist, or delve into Australia's early colonial heritage, Hobart and South Tasmania could be the right place for you. Our Australia trip maker tool allows you to plan your trip to Hobart and South Tasmania and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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Places to visit in Hobart and South Tasmania

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Popular things to do in Hobart and South Tasmania

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World heritage site
Port Arthur Historic Site Port Arthur
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Duration: 4 hours
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Mountain
Mount Wellington Hobart
4.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Shopping
Salamanca Market Hobart
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Food Tour
Food Tours Hobart
4.7
Duration: 8 hours

Historic Sites in Hobart and South Tasmania

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World heritage site
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site Hobart
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Historic Walking Area
Battery Point Sculpture Trail Hobart
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
Hobart Convict Penitentiary Hobart
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Historic Site
Australian Convict Sites Port Arthur
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Hobart and South Tasmania

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Wild Ocean Tasmania Eaglehawk Neck
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Hiking Trail
Three Capes Track Port Arthur
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing Hobart
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Landmark
Remarkable Cave Port Arthur
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Wildlife in Hobart and South Tasmania

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching Hobart
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Wildlife Area
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo Taranna
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Wildlife Area
The Neck Bruny Island
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature. Be in it. Hobart
5.0
Duration: 4 hours

Nature in Hobart and South Tasmania

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Canyon
Pelverata Falls Track Huonville
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Duration: 4 hours
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Mountain
Frenchmans Cap Derwent Bridge
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Water Body
Picton River Huonville
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Duration: 2 hours
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Water Body
Stewarts Bay Port Arthur
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Hobart and South Tasmania

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Nutpatch Hobart
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate Kettering
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes
Gift & Specialty Shop
Woof Gallery Franklin
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Aspect Design Hobart
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Boat Tour
Sailtas Kettering
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Roaring 40s Kayaking Hobart
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Garden
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Hobart
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Science Museum
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Hobart
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min