Officially known as Kunanyi/Mount Wellington, its Palawa kani name is a mountain situated right on the doorstep of Hobart. Easily accessible, park entrance fees do not apply and there are no opening or closing hours.
Visit Salamanca Place, home to Hobart’s best shopping and one of Australia’s oldest open air markets, Salamanca Market (every Saturday). Whilst there take in an exhibit at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Then head nearby to Constitution Dock, the Sydney to Hobart race finish line. On the waterfront, sit back and take in the harbour’s beauty, enjoy a bite to eat and watch the world go by.
Creating a new footprint on the streets of Hobart, Crowne Plaza Hobart will open in March 2020 and bring all that the Crowne Plaza brand is renowned for to Tasmania. With 235 rooms; a range of meeting and event spaces, a 24 hour business centre and a collection of spaces to unwind. Crowne Plaza Hobart is the perfect city base, whether staying for business or leisure.
Set in the foothills of Mt Wellington, picturesque Hobart is best explored on foot. Stroll the streets solo or on a walking tour and be inspired by the historic sandstone buildings and the story they tell of Tasmania’s capital. With the waterfront nearby why not jump on a ferry and head up the Derwent River. Stay on board and take in the surrounding beauty or stop off at the famous MONA.
Hobart has something for everyone - raise the energy levels with a hike up Mt Wellington or a kayak along the Derwent. A history buff? Visit the Port Arthur historic site on the stunning Tasmanian Peninsula. Inspire the senses with a trip to the Cascade Brewery or an out of this world modern art experience at MONA. And why not connect with friends at one of the many festivals throughout the year.
A visit to the infamous Museum of Old and New Art. Located on the banks of the Derwent River, MONA is Australia’s largest private museum boasting an enviable collection of antiques married with contemporary works from around the world, it is a feast for the eyes. If you’re in town on a Saturday, stop off at the Salamanca markets, buy some local artisan wares, a piece of Tasmania to take home.