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Tasmania – Things to do

Tasmania Attractions

Visit Tasmania’s capital city

Hobart is a cosmopolitan port city which is steeped in history. From the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens to outstanding restaurants and bars along the waterfront, Hobart blends an urban buzz with natural landscapes.

Tour the Grand Circle

The incredible scenery of Tasmania is best discovered on a self drive tour. As one of the globe’s last remaining untouched wildernesses, a self drive tour allows you to get up close and personal with Tasmania’s beautiful natural landscapes.

Port Arthur

If you’re interested in Tasmania’s history, the penal colony of Port Arthur offers a fascinating glimpse into the past. Be sure to take part in the Port Arthur ghost tour, where you may encounter one of the site’s past inhabitants.

Hobart

Scale Mount Wellington

Standing tall above Hobart, Mount Wellington is a paradise for hikers and mountain bikers. Offering spectacular views across the city and beyond, visitors can take in the views from the observation deck, which is situated on top of the nature reserve.

Visit Cradle Mountain

Located in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain is one of the most popular tourist sites in Tasmania due to its breath taking views. The six and a half hour return hike is ideal for seasoned walkers.

MONA museum

The MONA museum (Museum of Old and New Art) is located in the heart of Hobart and is the ideal place to soak in Tasmanian culture. The museum showcases a vast array of exhibitions, from modern sculptures to ancient pieces.