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Hobart Attractions

Local staff, local knowledge.

Little Ben
Hobart's GPO clock is a scaled version of Big Ben.
Explore the varied architecture of Hobart.

Fishing Boats
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.

Mt Wellington
Spectacular Mt Wellinton provides a magnificent view.

Mountain Biking
There's plenty of mountain biking trails and bushwalks among the hills for the more adventurous.

History abounds, visit the Shot Tower at Taroona, wander around old defence batteries, take a tour of Hobart's tunnels.

- we'll point you in the right direction!

Places to Eat & Drink

KT's Cafe

48 Barrack Street
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Oomph! Coffee

38 Barrack Street
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Tandoor & Curry House

101 Harrington St, Hobart
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Duke | Cafe Restaurant Bar

192 Macquarie St, Hobart
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Fish Frenzy

Elizabeth Street Pier, Sullivans Cove, Hobart
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Republic Bar & Cafe

299 Elizabeth St, North Hobart
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Da Angelo | Pizza

47 Hampden Rd, Battery Point, Hobart
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Raincheck Lounge

392-394 Elizabeth St, North Hobart
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Wild Thing Adventures

Brooke Street Pier
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Island Cycle Tours

204 New Town Road, New Town
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Hobart Paddle

Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay
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Mount Wellington Walks

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Sky Dive Tasmania

20 McVilley Drive, Hobart
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Getting to and from the island – You can not fly Jet star or Qantas if you have surfboards


Taxi :

Car hire :
Airport Shuttle (Email) : Email
Lo Cost Auto Rent:

Bus :

Redline Coaches :
Phone 1300 360 000

Tamar river cruises :

Day tours :

Tours :

Bike hire :
Tasmanian expeditions :


tigertrails :
surfingaustralia :
Tourism Tasmania :

Travelmate :

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 – An amazing day on the water – Paddle around the Hobart waterfront – Day tours around the state – Multi day tours that really get into the wild – Visit Australia’s oldest brewery – Multi day tours around the island – Multi day tours around the island – The most cost effective multi day tour company – Get out on the water around Bruny island – Boat trips on the Tasman peninsula

Our favourite car rental companies for backpackers

Other general Tasmanian related sites WE THINK YOU MIGHT NEED!  – The place to go for info on the famous overland track! – Tasmania’s tourism website – Getting to and from the airport – Adventure activities and information – Guided tours of the tarkine – All coastal information for Tasmania – A fantastic Tassie tourism info site


Coles Bay Backpackers :
Bicheno Backpackers :
Formby Road Hostel (Devonport) : Email
Strahan Village (Strahan) :

Hostels in Tasmania we love

Hostels we recommend in Melbourne – Greenhouse backpackers


Updated March 2012.

Website & photography: AB Creative Edge

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