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Hobart Vacation Travel Guide

Welcome to the latest video in our Australian Video series where we look to provide you with guided insight into the gorgeous Australian State of Tasmania.

When you first arrive in Hobart, you may not be aware that you’re exploring a former prison.

This onetime penal colony is located between Mount Wellington and Port Hobart and features a number of exquisite colonial buildings in breathtaking natural surroundings. There’s a variety of things to do within the city, so chow down on seafood from a waterfront restaurant before stopping by one of the galleries built into old whale oil warehouses. Don’t forget to check out the Hobart Theatre, a must-see on any Hobart tour. This structure was built by convicts brought to Australia in the 19th century, and it still hosts live performances today.

Hobart sightseeing will no doubt include the Maritime Museum, which celebrates Hobart’s ties to the sea. Go for a sail on the Lady Nelson, a tall ship that makes regular excursions out to the harbor. You’ll work up an appetite trimming the sails and steering the ship, so why not venture to the Salamanca Market? For over 30 years, this market has featured fresh produce, local artwork, and clothing, and you’re bound to score a good bargain.

Next, go upriver to MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art. This building descends three floors down into the cliffs surrounding it, and its often dark-natured artwork is featured in vast, cavernous spaces. All that art is bound to make you thirsty, so pay a visit to some of the wineries dotting Hobart’s surrounding landscape. Sip responsibly on a glass of wine, nibble a wedge of cheese, and enjoy the rolling green hills around you. Now this is living!

What will you do on your Hobart tour?

We hope you enjoyed this video titled Hobart Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia. Though our video guides are designed to provide further awareness into what it might be like to live in the state of Tasmania. We’re hopeful that this video will help you to choose places to visit (or even call home) when living in Australia.

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The Living Book
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The Living Book
8 months ago

Job well done Expedia – what a beautiful clip, very brief yet so detailed…the soundtrack really compliments the video – mind if I ask what the track is called??

Victoria King
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Victoria King
8 months ago

nice video as always .Thanks.

HASHIM Putra
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HASHIM Putra
8 months ago

good morning

darkless60
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darkless60
8 months ago

Is that you Hugh Jackman?

Mit S.
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Mit S.
8 months ago

Beautiful video! Would you ever do Maldives and Mauritius though? Both are beautiful island countries located in the Indian Ocean.

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ᴊᴏʀɪᴄ
8 months ago

Is this the least bogan populated city in Australia?

Mateus Moura
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Mateus Moura
8 months ago

Hobart <3

Sneha Joshy
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Sneha Joshy
8 months ago

Expedia I love love love your videos but when will you India… just a suggestion… Anyways your editing is always on point.. over all the work is amazing…

Southern Tas Climbers
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Southern Tas Climbers
8 months ago

Great Little edit, great footage and quick history of where I live"Tasmania" Love it here.!!
A must watch!!
Jim

rakshit gupta
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rakshit gupta
8 months ago

please make videos on india. This will also give boost to the tourism and please start with udaipur (rajasthan)

Afif Mazlan
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Afif Mazlan
8 months ago

How the video scale getting smaller ? what software ? anyone

Gürcan Elbek
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Gürcan Elbek
8 months ago

Thank you very much for info and excellent presentation.

Martin Kent
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Martin Kent
8 months ago

In Hobart, many of the parents ignore traffic laws with their children. Many of these parents are civil servants. Youth in Tasmania deserve law-abiding, ethical and conscientious civil servants. Their future depends upon it. Let's double traffic fines in capital cities and watch law-abiding streets and adults appear, in Hobart!!

051eemhS
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051eemhS
8 months ago

It's a shithole. DO NOT GO. Full of dregs and weirdos. Better off going to Melbourne or Sydney.

Dove Heydon
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Dove Heydon
8 months ago

looking forward to see Bruny island,Soon.

Sweet nona
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Sweet nona
8 months ago

im just cameback from Hobart. its beautiful city. first thing to do go to market salamca bought the bagel was yum . must visit place is mount wellington very awesome. and to Richmond. both tour is $50 its worth it. visit information centre. the next day hve lunch in cruise 1,5 hour $35 its worth it. went to zoodoo wildlife park. what  a fun feeding same animal by train. don't forget visit botanical garden was very awesome view and free entry. next day is explore city and eat fish and chips in whrf.. if I have more time would love… Read more »

The Toistaitoiset
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The Toistaitoiset
8 months ago

Nice tour

Flight Of Spice Blog
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Flight Of Spice Blog
8 months ago

Where is your favourite destination?

Scott Hudson
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Scott Hudson
8 months ago

Please do Launceston, Tasmania.

Renae
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Renae
8 months ago

So far Hobart is my favourite city in Australia. I was only there for a few hours but it was so pretty and chilled, which can tend to be quite the opposite of Sydney.

Matt JC
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Matt JC
8 months ago

200 years ago I would’ve definitely stolen a loaf of bread to get to Australia

PAKISTAN VLOGS
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PAKISTAN VLOGS
8 months ago

Sooooooo beautiful place. I love it

Harry Chai
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Harry Chai
8 months ago

Pls do Devonport n Launceston in Tasmania

ogicar100
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ogicar100
8 months ago

how too visit that magnificent place

JamesDoesStuff
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JamesDoesStuff
8 months ago

It's my home!
besides, living on a triangle shaped island isn't that bad!

Terranical
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Terranical
8 months ago

I was watching Isaac butter field’s Tasmania video and I somehow got here to see the capital of Tasmania hmhmhmhmhm

the phoenix 315
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the phoenix 315
8 months ago

I would love to live in Tasmania

The Wanderslut Jucaso
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The Wanderslut Jucaso
8 months ago

I've been there just a week ago. Tasmania is so beautiful, filled with amazing people, food, wineries, landscapes. Really great place to retire or just live forever happy :)

W Ghost
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W Ghost
8 months ago

Beautiful nature

the phoenix 315
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the phoenix 315
8 months ago

Looks like New Zealand but smaller, and not as high in elevation.

Dylan Perera
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Dylan Perera
8 months ago

most racist & worst state in Australia…

the phoenix 315
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the phoenix 315
8 months ago

Do some travel guides for Tasmania, and New Zealand national parks because they are simply stunning!

the phoenix 315
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the phoenix 315
8 months ago

Tasmania is drifting away from Mainland Australia.

尹廷健
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尹廷健
8 months ago

beautiful city ,i love there,

Hoofing The Highlights
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Hoofing The Highlights
8 months ago

1830's.. a pub for every 200 people!! If only we could time travel!

MrFalcon2001
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MrFalcon2001
8 months ago

lovely city.

D J
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D J
8 months ago

Best time to visit during the year?

Wesley Jean-Pierre
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Wesley Jean-Pierre
8 months ago

How is it for a Black person to live here?

Anne Shaw
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Anne Shaw
8 months ago

Chinese province 25% owned by Chinese. So what you going to do about it Tasmanians??????????????????????????????????????. Nothing.

annu shaikh
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annu shaikh
8 months ago

in hindi

De U
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De U
8 months ago

Well preserved city. I'd like it for the weather. I like cool places

Saints Fan93
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Saints Fan93
8 months ago

Cool

COPS .101
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COPS .101
8 months ago

We can all agree that Canada is the best country

모조인간
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모조인간
8 months ago

I spent more than half a year in 2011 in a town called Berridale. Suburbs of Hobart, right near Mona, It was the most peaceful time of my life and I still want to feel peace there.

Haco 57
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Haco 57
8 months ago

Sydney = Beach and Ferry
Canberra = Political
Melbourne = Hipster
Hobart = Prison
Adelaide = Historic
Perth = Famous people
Darwin = Military
Brisbane = Parks
BONUS:
Gold Coast = SURFERS

the phoenix 315
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the phoenix 315
8 months ago

Looks like Scotland, Canada, or New Zealand

Buddy Bud
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Buddy Bud
8 months ago

Okm

rocknroller1986
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rocknroller1986
8 months ago

Of all the places in Australia, I really want to see Tasmania the most!

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