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Hobart

Hobart is the capital city of Tasmania and the second oldest city in Australia. Located at the entrance to the Derwent River, its well-preserved surrounding bushland reaches close to the city centre and beaches line the shores of the river and estuary beyond. With it’s captivating history, picturesque waterways, rugged mountains and gourmet experiences, Hobart has something for everyone of all ages. Take a trip to Mt Wellington and take in the breathtaking views; enjoy a day tour to Port Arthur; or stroll around Salamanca Place with its grand Georgian architecture and wonderful markets every Saturday morning.

Hobart is capital of Tasmania and is the second oldest capital first being Sydney.

Hobart is located on the banks of the Derwent River and is surrounded by many natural and picturesque waterways. With great history and many unforgetable experiences the city has something to offer for all ages. Hobart is perfect blend of heritage, nature, culture and world class attractions for families. Hobart combines heritage with modern living with ease.

Hobart’s cool climate makes it easy to unwind and relax without working up a sweat, its streets and laneways are picturesque and filled with little intricacies that give the city its character, and there are a variety of shopping options and mouth watering cuisines incorporating the fresh local seafood simply waiting to be sampled.

Salamanca Place is a great place to explore and has galleries, theatres, craft shops and restaurants. Salamanca Market is held on Saturdays and is one of Australia's best outdoor market with food and entertainment. Hobart has an excellent array of new cycle/walk paths for those that like to get out and explore.

On your journey around Hobarts numerous waterways you will find lots of small marinas crowded with yachts and dinghys around the coves and little bays of the city that are normally accompanied by grassy parks or playgrounds that provide great picnic spots!

Hobart has so many things to do and kids activities, it is definitely a place that welcomes families and that families will enjoy.

  • Bargain Car Rentals

    Hobart Bargain Car Rental offers a fleet of sleek and modern vehicles with a range of options and services

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  • BRICKS 4 KIDZ Hobart

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  • Bush Adventures Program

    Bush Adventures offers activities for kids, adults and families in bushland reserves around Hobart.

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  • C3 Convention Centre

    The C3 Convention Centre is one of Hobart's most unique venues, boasting the ability to cater for events from 10 to 1000 people.

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  • Discovery Parks Hobart

    The perfect family holiday accommodation awaits you at Discovery Parks – Hobart

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  • Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages

    Offers horse and carriage tours of Hobart's wonderful historic waterfront and Battery Point area - a family must!

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  • Hobart Airport Tourist Park

    The gateway to Southern Tasmania, Hobart Airport Tourist Park provides a warm welcome or farewell to Tasmania.

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  • Hobart Aquatic Centre

    Tasmania's premier fitness facility - with an Olympic size pool, large modern gym, a wide variety of classes.

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  • Hockey Tasmania

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  • Ice Skating Tasmania

    Come along and enjoy some fun on the ice. With penguins and seals skate frames.

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  • Inflatable World

    Inflate your family fun at Inflatable World with inflatables for the whole family.

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  • Intencity

    With a range of classic and contemporary video games and a vast array of ticket and prize redemption games that appeal to children, teenagers and adults alike.

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  • Kingston Pools

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  • Maritime Museum

    The museum explores the influence of the sea on the lives of Tasmanians and the strong maritime heritage of the islands with a range of displays.

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  • Putt and Play

    Beautifully landscaped courses, with water fountains and ponds makes it a memorable mini golf course for the whole family.

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  • Red Decker

    Explore Hobart on the double decker city loop bus with different loops to suit everyone visiting Hobart.

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  • Rivulet Cafe

    The Rivulet Café overlooking a beautiful bush setting alongside the Hobart Rivulet is a perfect place for a playdate or business person wanting an easy place to meet.

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  • San Churro Chocolatiere

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  • Tasmanian – Southern Cross Austereo

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  • Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery

    Features art collection photos, exhibition schedule, and news about school and holiday programs. Hobart.

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  • Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre

    Helping travellers to make the right choices, so that each Tasmanian holiday is personalised and tailored to their needs.

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  • Tenpin – Bowl Patrol

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  • The Old Woolstore Hotel

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  • The Pancake Train Restaurant

    Pancake Train is a great little concept café with period style train carriage as seats and great place to come for the day and explore the variety of exciting shops located on the site.

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  • Travelodge Hobart Airport

    Convenient airport location but close enough to all the Hobart attractions - perfect stay just outside the hustle and bustle of Hobart.

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  • Woolmers Hotel Apartments

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  • Y-Kids Party & Play

    Y-Kids Party & Play is a great way to enjoy a fresh coffee and a snack in our cafe while watching your kids playing on our specially designed equipment.

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  • YMCA Hobart

    With an Aquatic Centre, Wellness Centre, Play Centre and Golf Course there is something for everyone.

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  • YMCA Swim School

    YMCA swim school prides itself in turning beginners in to competent swimmers and aims to nurture a life long love of the water.

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  • Zone 3 – Hobart

    An indoor Laser Tag complex providing hours of entertainment, all under one roof.

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