A blend of heritage, scenery and culture, with world-class activities and attractions.

Located at the Derwent River entrance and nestled amongst Kunanyi / Mount Wellington, Hobart originally known by European explorers as Hobart Town was settled in the early 1800s, offers a distinctive blend of heritage, breathtaking landscape, and world-class cultural attractions.
Visit MONA the Old and New Art Museum. Wander along the waterfront famous for water views, fish punts and the arrival point for the annual Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Visit the historical IXL Jam Factory area or head towards Salamanca Place and the weekly markets, or pop over to the Louis Bernacchi bronze statue along Franklin Wharf where the bronze seals and penguins reside.
South of Hobart, a coastal drive will take you through Margate, Snug, Kettering, Birches Bay and around Cygnet and the beautiful Huon Valley. Explore Willie Smith’s Apple Shed, a museum dedicated to the Tassie apple industry, for its famous cider and hand-made gourmet cheeses.

Hotels In Hobart and the South

Saffire Freycinet
Saffire Freycinet is Australia’s new luxury coastal sanctuary on Tasmania’s East Coast, delivering sophisticated and intimate style and an inspirational experience - it's Tasmania's luxury resort. Discreetly positioned overlooking the Hazards Mountains, Freycinet Peninsula and the pristine waters of Great Oyster Bay, Saffire blends humanity and nature with breathtaking beauty.
The Woodbridge
The Woodbridge celebrates 2 centuries of Tasmanian history in one of Australia’s oldest historic houses. The Woodbridge is ideally situated in New Norfolk, in the heart of the Derwent Valley, one of Tasmania’s fastest-growing emerging gourmet food destination. The Derwent Valley is one of Tasmania’s renowned gourmet food bowls, so premier wineries and farm gate producers feature significantly in most guests’ itineraries.
Mona Pavilions
Boasting panoramic views of the Derwent River, Mona Pavilions offer the visitor a breathtaking experience within a vineyard setting only a 15-minute drive from Hobart. Boasting panoramic views of the Derwent River, each Mona Pavilion has an individual wine cellar and is decorated with artworks from the Mona collection.

Activities In Hobart and the South

Wheel of Fate
Call it what you will, the ‘luck of the draw’, the ‘lottery of life’, ‘wheel of fate’; it led to the forced migration of tens of thousands of men, women and children.
Rockstar Afternoon
Enjoy an absinthe-heavy cocktail from the Void Bar on your way into the museum, check out David Walsh’s sprawling, underground collection of art and antiquities (expand your rockstar brain)
Full-On Turrell
Mona has one of the largest collections of artworks by world-famous light artist James Turrell south of the equator.

Journeys featuring Hobart and the South

Wukalina Walk
The wukalina walk is a three night, four day Aboriginal owned and operated guided walk based around the magnificent natural landscape of the larapuna/Bay of Fires and wukalina /Mt William areas, incorporating the famous Bay of Fires in North East Tasmania, Australia, the cultural homeland of the palawa.
7 Day Tasmanian Luxury Getaway
Treat yourself to a luxury private exclusive holiday and experience Tasmania in style. Also includes - Saffire activities and a $100 spa credit per suite, private feeding frenzy tour at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasman Peninsula scenic flight, entry to MONA, scenic Cradle Mountain helicopter flight, wine and cheese tasting and all National Park Passes.
Icons of Tasmania
Tour Tasmania and experience the island’s iconic destinations. Australia’s island state is world renowned for its magnificent natural environment, endemic wildlife, dark history and quality food & wine.
Bay of Fires Walk
This 3-day walk has been designed for those looking for a Pack-Free walk of the Bay of Fires.
Bruny Island and Derwent Valley Explorer
This 5 day small group experience includes a cruise from Hobart to Bruny Island, coastal walks and freshly shucked oysters. This journey is for nature lovers, foodies and those with a curiosity to venture beyond.

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