Visit Hobart

At Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, we take pride in ensuring your tourism experience in Hobart will be unique and unforgettable.We aim to immerse you in the history and romance of Colonial Hobart by touring the Battery Point area and Salamanca Place driven by a pair of horses pulling an open carriage.
Bonorong specialises in Tasmanian wildlife education, care and rehabilitation and are committed to the conservation of Tasmania's threatened species and providing a first class and engaging visitor experience. You will not only get to see Tasmanian wildlife but also have the opportunity to get right up close to pat, and hand feed a range of our delightful furry friends while discovering their unique stories.

Tasmania offers a wide range of world-class experiences.
Our island state is renowned for our fresh food, wine, award-winning whisky and pristine wilderness. We encourage you to take the opportunity to extend your stay in Tasmania and enjoy some of our unique experiences.

Recommended Dining

  • Restaurant Tasman – Hotel Grand Chancellor | 03 6235 4547
  • Landscape Restaurant & Grill – Henry Jones Art Hotel | 1800 436 797
  • Peacock and Jones – Henry Jones Art Hotel | 1800 375 692
  • The Lounge – Frogmore Creek City | 03 6274 5876
  • Old Wharf Restaurant – MACq 01 Hotel | 03 6210 7602
  • Frank Restaurant | 03 6231 5005
  • Maldini Italian Cafe & Restaurant | 03 6223 4460
  • Suzie Luck’s Canteen & Cocktail Bar | 03 6224 2554

Hotel Grand Chancellor

1 Davey Street Hobart TAS 7000

Conveniently located amongst all of the action, the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart is also just minutes away from popular attractions like Salamanca Place, Battery Point, the MONA Ferry and the Central Business District.

Touring Tasmania

Aardvark Adventures

Aardvark Adventures is an adventure tourism, corporate/group event and team-building company based in Hobart, Tasmania. We have nearly 30 years experience in the adventure industry, and are licensed to operate in National Parks, Hydro Tasmania properties, working forests and crown land. We can provide abseiling, caving, white water rafting and kayaking adventures.


Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is a must see destination in Hobart. It is the largest privately owned museum in Australia and houses antiquities, modern and contemporary art from the collection of the owner, David Walsh. Walsh has described the museum as a “subversive adult Disneyland“.

Iron Pot Cruises

Iron Pot Cruises is a 2½ hour cruise exploring the renowned waterways that influence Hobart's lifestyle. Visit Australia's oldest lighthouse, circumnavigate Betsey Island and discover the city's rich maritime past.

Join us for a 2.5 hour, 60km adventure exploring the renowned waterways that influences the Hobart lifestyle.  Two and a half hour cruise, departing 2pm daily.

Call Pennicott Wilderness Journeys on +61 3 6234 4270 for enquiries and bookings or see

Wild Ocean Tasmania

Playful Seal Pups

Get whisker to whisker with super cute fur seals and other fascinating wildlife, above and underwater.

Aboard the Ocean Prowler we will take you on an unprecedented coastal journey along the edge of the Tasman Peninsula, only 1 hour South of Hobart, with the option to snorkel with wild marine animals in their natural environment.

Salamanca Market

Salamanca Markets

Hobart’s market at Salamanca Place is a celebration of Tasmania’s culture, creative artisans, talented musicians and diverse producers with over 300 stalls. There are many cafes along Salamanca Place or in Salamanca Square to have breakfast.



The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is open between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm every day of the year except ANZAC Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day.

General admission to TMAG is free to all members of the public. Special exhibits may occasionally require paid entry.

Peppermint Bay Cruises

Peppermint Bay

Depart from Sullivan’s Cove onboard the catamaran, Peppermint Bay II. Cruise the River Derwent and d’Entrecasteaux Channel, arriving at Peppermint Bay restaurant for lunch featuring regional produce. You will have some time to explore the village of Woodbridge before returning to Hobart.

Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur

The Port Arthur experience is unforgettable. Just a one-and-a-half hour drive from Hobart on the Tasman Peninsula, a visit to the World Heritage Listed Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Tasmania’s iconic cultural heritage experiences. You can explore the ruins of the Penitentiary, the Separate Prison, Dockyard, Convict Church and Museum Houses as well as the vast grounds and gardens. Port Arthur Historic Site is Australia’s most intact and evocative convict site.

Boutique Wine Tours

Willie Smiths

A choice of two half day tours designed to cater for visitors with limited time to explore Tasmania’s cool-climate vineyards and the historic village of Richmond, or a choice of two full day tours taking in southern Tasmania cool-climate wines and MONA or wine, Willie Smiths Cider and Huon Valley. Tours from $99 per person departing from Hobart CBD with CBD hotel drop-off.

Call Boutique Wine Tours Tasmania +61 415 387 887 or visit

Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum

Sir Douglas Mawson and his expeditions are a significant part of Australian history. For visitors to see the this world class small museum gives an insight into the daily lives of the expeditioners who spent two winters living and working in the windiest place on Earth. The museum also houses some genuine early 20th century items from the huts that were built at Cape Denison and others that have been made in authentic style.

Pre and Post Touring Options with Mantra Hotels

“Indulge in a little ‘me time’ and take advantage of discounted rates at Mantra and Peppers hotels across the state before or after the conference.”

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Australian Doctors Orchestra

2pm Sunday 8 September 2019, Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania

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