Hobart Vacation Travel Guide

Hobart Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

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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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.


lovely city.

The Wanderslut Jucaso

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 :)


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.

Gürcan Elbek

Thank you very much for info and excellent presentation.


Is that you Hugh Jackman?

COPS .101

We can all agree that Canada is the best country

Hoofing The Highlights

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

the phoenix 315

I would love to live in Tasmania

Scott Hudson

Please do Launceston, Tasmania.

Afif Mazlan

How the video scale getting smaller ? what software ? anyone


good morning

Saints Fan93



beautiful city ,i love there,


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

Flight Of Spice Blog

Where is your favourite destination?

rakshit gupta

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

Victoria King

nice video as always .Thanks.

De U

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

the phoenix 315

Tasmania is drifting away from Mainland Australia.


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

The Toistaitoiset

Nice tour

Southern Tas Climbers

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

The Living Book

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??


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

annu shaikh

in hindi

the phoenix 315

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


how too visit that magnificent place

Sweet nona

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 »

Sneha Joshy

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…

Buddy Bud


Anne Shaw

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

Dylan Perera

most racist & worst state in Australia…

Harry Chai

Pls do Devonport n Launceston in Tasmania

Dove Heydon

looking forward to see Bruny island,Soon.

Mateus Moura

Hobart <3

the phoenix 315

Looks like Scotland, Canada, or New Zealand

Wesley Jean-Pierre

How is it for a Black person to live here?

the phoenix 315

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


Sooooooo beautiful place. I love it


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


Is this the least bogan populated city in Australia?

Haco 57

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


Best time to visit during the year?

W Ghost

Beautiful nature

Matt JC

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

Martin Kent

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!!

Mit S.

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

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