Hobart's Salamanca Market is Tasmania's most visited tourist attraction and is within walking distance.
Stroll around Hobart wharves, dine at one of the many restaurants or try fresh cooked fish from the punts.
Wander through Hobart's many beautiful parks.
Admire Hobart's many sandstone buildings and heritage architecture.
Spectacular kunanyi / Mt Wellington provides magnificent views with ample bushwalks & bike tracks.
You don't have to wander to far from the track to find hidden secrets on the foothills of the Mountain.
Visit Cascade Brewery and the Female Factory.
Walk across the Tasman Bridge or visit the nearby Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.
History abounds, visit the Shot Tower at Taroona, wander around old defence batteries.
Catch a ferry to explore the world renouned MONA
Visit Australia's first Casino at Wrest Point.
Try and capture the elusive Aurora Australis
or Southern Lights display.
- we'll point you in the right direction!
Wild Thing Adventures
Brooke Street Pier
Island Cycle Tours
204 New Town Road, New Town
Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay
Mount Wellington Walks
Sky Dive Tasmania
20 McVilley Drive, Hobart
Getting to and from the island
www.jetstar.com.au – You can not fly Jet star or Qantas if you have surfboards
Car hire :
Airport Shuttle (Email) :
Lo Cost Auto Rent: http://www.locostautorent.com
Redline Coaches :
Phone 1300 360 000
Tamar river cruises : www.tamarrivercruises.com.au
Day tours :
Bike hire :
Tasmanian expeditions :
Tourism Tasmania :
Last Minute :
Action Australia :
Tasmanian Walks :
Bicheno Penguin Tours :
We highly recommend
Bicheno Penguin Tours
ph (03) 6375 1333 - bookings essential
Tours and activities in Tasmania we love and think you should do
www.brunywildlifeadventure.com.au – An amazing day on the water
www.hobartpaddle.com.au – Paddle around the Hobart waterfront
www.bottombitsbus.com.au – Day tours around the state
www.tasafari.com.au – Multi day tours that really get into the wild
www.cascadebrewery.com.au – Visit Australia’s oldest brewery
www.underdownunder.com.au – Multi day tours around the island
www.adventuretours.com.au – Multi day tours around the island
www.jumptours.com – The most cost effective multi day tour company
www.brunycruises.com.au – Get out on the water around Bruny island
www.tasmancruises.com.au – Boat trips on the Tasman peninsula
Our favourite car rental companies for backpackers
Other general Tasmanian related sites WE THINK YOU MIGHT NEED!
www.overlandtrack.com.au – The place to go for info on the famous overland track!
www.tourism.tas.gov.au – Tasmania’s tourism website
www.tenbuckbus.com.au – Getting to and from the airport
www.tasmanianexpeditions.com.au – Adventure activities and information
www.tarkinetrails.com.au – Guided tours of the tarkine
www.coastview.com.au – All coastal information for Tasmania
www.puretasmania.com.au – A fantastic Tassie tourism info site
Coles Bay Backpackers : www.ilukaholidaycentre.com.au
Bicheno Backpackers : firstname.lastname@example.org
Formby Road Hostel (Devonport) : Email
Strahan Village (Strahan) : www.strahanvillage.com.au
Hostels in Tasmania we love
Hostels we recommend in Melbourne
www.friendlygroup.com.au – Greenhouse backpackers