Hobart (Tasmania), Australia
Hobart is Australia's second oldest city and state capital of Tasmania. Home to more than 90 National Trust buildings, Hobart combines colonial character with a metropolitan lifestyle. It is the gateway to Tasmania's other scenic attractions and a range of shore activities lets you experience the best of both worlds.
Explore the historic core at the colonial village of Battery Point, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, as well as Theatre Royal, the country's oldest theater. There's also wine-tasting and pub-hopping to enjoy.
Tasmania's capital has much in common with Sydney. Founded but a few years later, Hobart also owes its origins to the establishment of a penal colony. It has a dramatic setting like Sydney. Seen from its fine deep-water harbor, Hobart spills over the lower reaches of the Derwent Valley as Mt. Wellington towers in the background. You will find much of the city's heritage centered on the waterfront. North of the city stretches the vast parkland of the Queen's Domain.
Restored waterfront warehouses hold restaurants, shops, art galleries and old hotels.
Explore the fascinating ruins of this infamous penal colony.
Bonorong Wildlife Park
Home to the Tasmanian devils, koalas, wombats, free-ranging kangaroos and wallabies.
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