Things to do in Hobart

Explore the character and charm of Hobart and its impressive restaurants, bars, galleries and speciality shops and discover why Lonely Planet has called Hobart one of the top 10 destinations to visit.

With shops and attractions on the doorstep, it is a short 5-minute stroll to the bustling waterfront and the fascinating historical Salamanca precinct. Discover Hobart’s rich culture, history and award winning cuisine all within easy walking distance, while world famous MONA is a 20-minute drive.


The charm of Hobart comes to life in its historical waterfront area. Being a working fishing harbor, floating fish punts offer up the freshest of seafood. With a mixture of shops, cafes, and restaurant to explore. This spot is perfect for a relaxing evening stroll, majestic morning walk or when you have cravings for the finest fish and chips.

Salamanca Precinct

The historical and cultural area of Salamanca Precinct compliments Hobart’s foodie scene with an eclectic mix of cafes, bars, galleries and restaurants all highlighting amazing local produce. This area is also home to the famous Salamanca Market every Saturday- ideal for meeting locals and buying souvenirs.


Experience the world famous Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). This museum will push the boundaries on what you think is art and will open your mind and senses – simply a must do. Museum also has a café, wine bar and restaurants so relax and take your time. A great way to access the museum is with a 25-minute scenic ferry ride up the Derwent River leaving from Hobart’s Waterfront.