Hobart is the gateway to the Tasmania region’s lush landscapes as well as its rich culture and colonial past.
Wander the Salamanca Market, one of the largest outdoor markets in Australia, to discover local food and produce, as well as crafts and homewares. Marvel at the massive collection of contemporary pieces of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) and admire the elaborate floral arrangements of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Explore the Port Arthur Historic Site, a scenic 19th-century heritage that was formerly a penal colony. You can also embark on a nature escape by visiting Bruny Island where you can traverse a vast wilderness plus discover penguins and cormorants.