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Hobart, Australia

Hobart, Australia: Gateway to Tasmanian Wonders

Perched on Tasmania’s southeastern coast, Hobart is a charming harbor city that promises a unique blend of heritage, scenic landscapes, and cultural vibrancy. Its rich colonial past, vibrant arts scene, and proximity to pristine wilderness make it a must-visit Australian destination.

Salamanca Place: Wander the historic warehouses that now host galleries, theaters, and craft shops. Don’t miss the iconic Salamanca Market on Saturdays.

Mount Wellington: Ascend to the summit for panoramic views of Hobart, Bruny Island, and beyond.

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA): This avant-garde museum challenges conventions and offers a unique contemporary art experience.

Hobart, with its maritime soul and artistic heart, serves as the perfect starting point for Tasmanian adventures, filled with stories waiting to be discovered.




Country Australia
State Tasmania


Hobart, Australia

Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)

Language: English

Weather Climate: Oceanic climate; cool to mild temperatures year-round with occasional snowfall in winter.

Major Airport: Hobart International Airport

Flight time:

  • From Melbourne: Approx. 1h 15m
  • From Sydney: Approx. 1h 50m
  • From Brisbane: Approx. 2h 40m
  • From Adelaide: Approx. 2h 10m
  • From Canberra: Approx. 1h 40m
  • From Darwin: Approx. 6h 30m (with a stopover)
  • From Gold Coast: Approx. 2h 25m
  • From Perth: Approx. 4h 40m

Drive time:

  • From Melbourne: Approx. 10h (includes ferry time)
  • From Sydney: Approx. 20h (includes ferry time)
  • From Brisbane: Approx. 28h (includes ferry time)
  • From Adelaide: Approx. 24h (includes ferry time)
  • From Canberra: Approx. 16h (includes ferry time)
  • From Darwin: Approx. 60h (includes ferry time)
  • From Gold Coast: Approx. 26h (includes ferry time)
  • From Perth: Approx. 45h (includes ferry time)

Time Zone: Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) during daylight saving; Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) otherwise.

Major Train Station: Hobart does not have a major train station as there are no passenger rail services.

Hobart Tourism Office

TEL: +61 (0) 2 9267 8655
FAX: +61 (0) 2 9261 4361
Toll Free: 1300 307 077 (Australia Only)

Suite 205, Level 2, 2 Grosvenor Street Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
PO Box 1287, Sydney NSW 2001

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