Tour of Tasmania: Regional attraction summary
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Regional cities/towns
City centre
Eastern shore
Northern suburbs
Southern suburbs

Mt. Field National Park
New Norfolk


Bruny Island

Battery Point
Dover and Hastings
Mt. Wellington
Salamanca Place
Wrest Point Casino

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This page gives a brief outline of some attractions available in Hobart and Tasmania's south. For more information, see the individual location listings.
  • Battery Point
  • Bruny Island
  • Clarence and the eastern shore
  • Cygnet
  • Dover and Hastings
  • Geeveston
  • Glenorchy and the northern suburbs
  • Hamilton
  • Hobart city centre
  • Hobart waterfront
  • Huonville
  • Kingborough
  • Kingston
  • Mt. Field National Park
  • New Norfolk
  • Richmond
  • Salamanca Place
  • Southern suburbs
  • Taroona

  • Battery Point

    • Kelly's steps, historic sandstone steps to Salamanca Place
    • Arthur's Circle, quaint fishing cottages, National Trust classified
    • Secheron, Tasmanian Maritime Museum
    • Narranya, Colonial Museum
    • St. George's Anglican Church
    Bruny Island
    • Scenic areas; penguin and muttonbird viewing
    • Bligh Museum, includes historic exploration documents
    • Aquatic activities - boating, fishing, swimming, surfing
    • Horseriding, mountain biking, bushwalking
    • Camel tours
    Clarence and the eastern shore
    • Bellerive Bluff Historic Site, old fort overlooking river
    • Bellerive Oval, international cricket and Australian Rules football
    • Risdon Cove, original southern settlement
    • Baskerville Raceway (Bridgewater), motor racing
    • Bonorong Wildlife Park (Brighton)
    • Aquatic activities - surfing, swimming, fishing
    • Horseriding, golf
    • Hobart Airport
    • Talune Wildlife Park
    • Hartzview Vineyard
    • Various berry orchards
    • Aquatic activities - boating, swimming, fishing
    • Golf, tennis, gemstone fossicking
    Dover and Hastings
    • Hastings Caves State Reserve, including Newdegate Cave
    • Hastings Thermal Swimming Pool, naturally heated from springs
    • Ida Bay Railway, scenic train ride
    • Hastings Forest Tour
    • Cockle Creek, wilderness, southernmost road in Australia
    • Aquatic activities - boating, fishing, swimming, yacht cruises
    • Golf
    • Hartz Mountains National Park
    • Forest & Heritage Centre
    • Panorama Vineyard
    • Daffodil and bulb farm, including unique varieties
    • Aquatic activities - fishing, rafting, river cruises
    • Golf, tennis, camping
    Glenorchy and the northern suburbs
    • Tasmanian Transport Museum
    • Cadbury Schweppes chocolate factory, largest in Australia
    • Alpenrail, large interactive model train display
    • Moorilla Estate, vineyard
    • Royal Hobart Showgrounds and Elwick Racecourse
    • Derwent Entertainment Centre
    • Glenorchy Aquatic Leisure Centre
    • Bicycle path to Hobart
    • Historic buildings, crafts
    • Old McDonald's Farm, children's adventure farm
    • Meadowbank Vineyard
    • Aquatic activities - fishing, water skiing
    Hobart city centre
    • Capital city of Tasmania, and second oldest city in Australia
    • Historic sandstone buildings
    • Theatre Royal, oldest theatre in Australia still operating
    • Anglesea Barracks, oldest military establishment in use in Australia
    • Old criminal courts and penitentiary
    • Runnymede, National Trust classified home
    • St. David's Cathedral, Franklin Square
    • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
    • Cat and Fiddle Arcade
    • Fine dining area
    • Mt. Wellington
    Hobart waterfront
    • Constitution Dock, finish of Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
    • Gasworks Village, including Whiskey distillery
    • Parliament House
    • Apple and pear orchards
    • Apple & Heritage Museum
    • Model train display
    • Tasman Antique Motor Museum
    • Pelverata Falls
    • Huon Jet, jet boat and pedal boat rides on Huon River
    • Aquatic activities - fishing, boating
    • Golf, tennis, horseback riding & tours
    • Piersons Point Lookout and marine reserve (Tinderbox)
    • Snug Falls State Recreation Area
    • Herons Rise and Geebin Vineyards
    • Marine Discovery Centre (Woodbridge)
    • Aquatic activities - boating, fishing, swimming
    • Australian Antarctic Division
    • Alum Cliffs walk
    • Aquatic activities - swimming, boating
    • Golf, tennis, squash
    Mt. Field National Park
    • Russell Falls, Junee Falls, and Marriotts Falls
    • Walks to Horseshoe Falls and Lady Barron Falls
    • Mount Mawson, skifields
    • Native animal habitat
    New Norfolk
    • Hop growing region
    • Newsprint paper mills
    • Forest tours of Florentine Valley
    • Old Colony Inn, antique dolls houses
    • St. Matthew's Anglican Church
    • Tulip farm
    • Salmon Ponds, trout hatchery and fishing museum
    • Devil Jet, jet boat rides on Derwent River
    • Aquatic activities - fishing, kayaking, rafting, water skiing, swimming
    • Golf, tennis, squash
    • Genuine Georgian-style village, historic buildings, crafts
    • Richmond Bridge, oldest bridge in Australia
    • Oldest Roman Catholic Church and postal building in Australia
    • Oldest gaol in Tasmania
    • Old Hobart Town, model of Hobart in 1820's
    • The Maze
    Salamanca Place
    • Salamanca market, each Saturday
    • Historic buildings, galleries
    • Kelly's Steps, leading to Battery Point
    • St. David's Park
    Southern suburbs
    • Wrest Point Casino
    • University of Tasmania
    • Mount Nelson Signal Station
    • Truganini Reserve
    • Aquatic activities - swimming, yachting
    • Shot Tower, large free-standing sandstone tower
    • Model Tudor Village
    • Truganini Reserve
    • Aquatic activities - swimming, boating, fishing

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